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Species Copris howdeni

Copris howdeni
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 Coprini
Genus Copris
Species howdeni (Copris howdeni)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Copris howdeni Matthews and Halffter 1959
Range
Florida, Georgia(?), and South Carolina. (1) Also Virginia (Roble & Hoffman 2011)
Habitat
Coastal plain (1)
Season
May-June in South Carolina; winter-spring in Florida (1)
Food
reported from deer dung in Florida keys (1)
Remarks
Mostly collected at lights (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.