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Species Onthophagus concinnus

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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 Onthophagini
Genus Onthophagus
Species concinnus (Onthophagus concinnus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Onthophagus concinnus Dejean 1836:157 (nomen nudum)
Ontophagus concinnus Laporte 1840:87 (genus misspelled,but headings are correct)
Onthophagus viridicollis Sturm 1843:108 (nomen nudum)
Onthophagus protensus Melsheimer 1845:134
Onthophagus subaeneus Horn 1875:130 (not Beauvois,misidentified)
Explanation of Names
Onthophagus concinnus Laporte 1840
Size
5-8 mm
Identification
Bicolored green and yellow; male with anteriorly projected pronotal lobe.
Range
se US: MS-FL-PA-TN (1)
Season
Feb-Dec (BG data)
Food
Dung and fungi.
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.