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Genus Bolbocerastes

Reddish brown dung beetle - Bolbocerastes imperialis Geotrupid - Bolbocerastes regalis - female Geotrupid - Bolbocerastes regalis - female Geotrupid - Bolbocerastes regalis - male - - Bolbocerastes imperialis - male Bolobocerastes imperialis kansanus? - Bolbocerastes imperialis - male Bolbocerastes regalis - female  Bolbocerastes imperialis kansanus? - Bolbocerastes imperialis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Geotrupidae (Earth-Boring Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Bolboceratinae
Genus Bolbocerastes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bolbocerastes Cartwright 1953
Bolbocerastes imperialis imperialis Cartwright 1953
Bolbocerastes imperialis kansanus Cartwright 1953
Bolbocerastes regalis Cartwright 1953
Bolbocerastes serratus (LeConte 1854) - type
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