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Subspecies Phanaeus triangularis triangularis

Dung Beetle ? - Phanaeus triangularis Dung Beetle - Phanaeus triangularis Phanaeus triangularis triangularis (Say) - Phanaeus triangularis - male Phanaeus triangularis triangularis (Say) - Phanaeus triangularis - male Phanaeus triangularis triangularis (Say) - Phanaeus triangularis - male Big Beetle - Phanaeus triangularis Big Beetle - Phanaeus triangularis Phanaeus triangularis - male
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 Phanaeini
Genus Phanaeus (Rainbow Scarabs)
Species triangularis (Phanaeus triangularis)
Subspecies triangularis (Phanaeus triangularis triangularis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phanaeus triangularis triangularis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Copris triangularis Say, 1823
Size
12-21 mm
Identification
Dorsum moderately shiny black to dull coppery red. Pronotum with sides finely granulate. Elytra with striae fine, minutely punctate, deeply impressed basally; intervals convex, evenly shiny.
Range
TX-FL-VA-KS & OH - per comment from Bob Androw
Habitat
Generally flood plain forest.
Print References
Edmonds (1)
Harpootlian (2)
Works Cited
1.Revision of Phanaeus MacLeay, A New World genus of scarabaeine dung beetles
Edmonds, W.D. 1994. 1994. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Contributions to Science 443.
2.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.