Classification
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  • 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

Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 15, 2015 08:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

June Beetles Subfamily Melolonthinae

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Periferia Presa Constitución 1917. San Juan del Río, Querétaro.
Laura Uribe, Grupo Vasconcelos.

Photos / Sounds

What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

natureinla

Date

August 29, 2015

Description

Observation and photo by Edward Lee Goldstein, sent to nature@nhm.org.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Ten-lined June Beetle Polyphylla decemlineata

Observer

jeckberg

Date

June 9, 2015

Place

Las Vegas (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Green Fig Beetle Cotinis mutabilis

Observer

jeckberg

Date

August 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Japanese Beetle Popillia japonica

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 31, 2015 01:12 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Scarabs Family Scarabaeidae

Date

August 29, 2015 05:28 PM CDT

Place

tepatitlan (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

Fruit Chafers Subfamily Cetoniinae

Observer

rinahart169

Date

September 1, 2015 12:25 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

annemirdl

Date

August 30, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Grant's Hercules Beetle Dynastes granti

Observer

alikat

Date

September 2, 2015 08:27 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bumble Flower Beetle Euphoria inda

Observer

tonyg

Date

August 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

cezarortega

Date

August 21, 2015 09:03 AM CDT

Description

Colinas del Nevado

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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.