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Species Phanaeus triangularis

A horned Scarab beetle.  Phanaeus? - Phanaeus triangularis - male Texas Black Phanaeus, Phanaeus triangularis texensis - Phanaeus triangularis - male Phanaeus triangularis texensis Edmonds - Phanaeus triangularis - female Phanaeus triangularis triangularis (Say) - Phanaeus triangularis - male Phanaeus triangularis triangularis (Say) - Phanaeus triangularis - male Big Beetle - Phanaeus triangularis Rhino 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)
Explanation of Names
Phanaeus triangularis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Copris triangularis Say, 1823
Range
se US (TX-FL-VA-KS) / ne Mex. (1)
texaensis subspecies - Texas to ne Mex.
Internet References
Texas Entomology - Mike Quinn, 2008
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.