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Photo#117422
Dung beetle? - Serica

Dung beetle? - Serica
Oliver, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, Canada
June 11, 2007
Size: ~ 8 mm

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Dung beetle? - Serica Dung beetle? - Serica

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Thanks Brad and Phillip.

Scarabaeidae: Melolothinae: Sericini
The latest checklist for Canada includes Serica anthracina LeConte, S. atracapilla (Kirby), S. curvata LeConte, S. intermixta Blatchley and S. sericea (Illiger) for BC.

Brad, Anomala is a Ruteline

 
Confused
I thought the wide hind tibia would make this Maladera castanea?

nope
This is in the same family (scarabs) but a different subfamily (Melonthinae) which contains the may beetles, among others. This looks like genus Anomala, however I'm not familiar with BC fauna so thats not a definite.

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