Classification
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All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Scarabaeidae
    • Scarabeidae
    • Scarabidae
  • English
    • Scarabs
    • Dung beetles
    • Scarab beetles
    • Chafer
    • Dung Beetle
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 金龜子科
  • Spanish
    • Escarabajos
  • German
    • Mistkäfer
    • Blatthornkäfer

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Recent observations

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What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

codyhough

Date

July 19, 2015

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Observer

codyhough

Date

July 19, 2015

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What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

nhm_nature

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

"Green beetles eating away my fig tree!"- Rosana Campos

Observation and photo by Rosana Campos.

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What

Lined June Beetles Genus Polyphylla

Observer

billyrooney1

Date

July 16, 2015

Description

Black and white stripes. About 2 inches.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

rwp84

Date

July 28, 2015

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What

Delta flower scarab Trigonopeltastes delta

Observer

jessicaw

Date

July 21, 2015

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What

Mediterranean Spotted Chafer Oxythyrea funesta

Observer

danilinav

Date

July 8, 2015

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

pacof

Date

July 23, 2015 12:16 PM MDT

Description

En paco´s Reserva Natural de Flora y Fauna Silvestre

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

pacof

Date

July 22, 2015 06:23 PM MDT

Description

se escuchaba el sonido de decenas de escarabajos debajo de las hojas

Photos / Sounds

What

Aloeus Ox Beetle Strategus aloeus

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

July 25, 2015

Description

I'm not sure if this beetle was attracted to the blacklight I was running or if it just showed up at a porchlight. TL 47mm. This is one strong crawler, hard to hold onto for pictures.

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What

Grapevine Beetle Pelidnota punctata

Observer

kseltmann

Date

July 27, 2015 06:25 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Green June Beetles Genus Cotinis

Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 26, 2015 06:11 PM EDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The family Scarabaeidae as currently defined consists of over 30,000 species of beetles worldwide. The species in this large family are often called scarabs or scarab beetles. The classification of this family is fairly unstable, with numerous competing theories, and new proposals appearing quite often. It is probable that many of the subfamilies listed here will not be recognized very much longer, as they will likely be reduced in status below subfamily rank, or elevated to...

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