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Species Canthon humectus

Canthon humectus (Say) - Canthon humectus Canthon humectus (Say) - Canthon humectus Canthon humectus (Say) - Canthon humectus
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 Scarabaeinae (Dung Beetles)
Tribe Canthonini
Genus Canthon (Tumblebugs)
No Taxon (subgenus Canthon)
Species humectus (Canthon humectus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Canthon (Canthon) humectus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Ateuchus humectus Say 1832
Identification
teeth on anterior tibiae are equidistant; surface of the pronotum and elytra without shining spots or granules; color dark blue(?) (1)
Range
w. to s. TX / Mex. (2)(1)
Print References
Halffter, G., V. Halffter, K.M. Martínez-Sánchez, C.E. Moreno, and G. Sánchez-Rojas. 2011. Hybridization between subspecies of Canthon humectus (Say) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 65: 425–431.
Works Cited
1.A new species of Canthon with a key to the Humectus group (Scarabaeidae: Coleoptera).
Robinson, M. 1948. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 74(3/4): 155-158.
2.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.