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Species Paracotalpa ursina

Little Bear - Paracotalpa ursina Scarab - Paracotalpa ursina Little Bear - San Diego - Paracotalpa ursina  Shining Leaf Chafer? - Paracotalpa ursina  Shining Leaf Chafer? - Paracotalpa ursina Little Bear - Paracotalpa ursina Little Bear - Paracotalpa ursina Red and black beetle - Paracotalpa ursina
Classification
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 Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Rutelinae (Shining Leaf Chafers)
Tribe Rutelini
Genus Paracotalpa
Species ursina (Paracotalpa ursina)
Internet References
Type - of one of the synonyms. The hairs must rub off easily.