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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

finatic

Date

January 25, 2015 07:42 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Aphodius acutissimus ?
http://bugguide.net/node/view/437332

Photos / Sounds

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Observer

grahame

Date

January 26, 2015

Description

Another Travis Beetle

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Mayates Genus Euphoria

Observer

gonzalezii

Date

March 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

mickeylong

Date

March 13, 2011

Description

On ground in alluvial scrub habitat.

Photos / Sounds

What

Escarabajos peloteros Genus Scarabaeus

Observer

magazhu

Date

January 22, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Date

July 13, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Escarabajos Family Scarabaeidae

Date

June 15, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

marcello

Date

May 4, 2014 03:17 PM CEST

Description

Valgus hemipterus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

steve_reader

Date

January 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Mumu Chafer Beetle

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

July 30, 2014

Place

Tepic (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Date

May 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Large Sand Scarab Pericoptus truncatus

Observer

shona_t

Date

January 20, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Another sand scarab grub in the vege garden.
Fairly quick to crawl to shelter once dug up.

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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...

No range data available.