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Species Canthon indigaceus - Canthon (Canthon) indigaceus

Canthon indigaceus Metallic dung beetle - Canthon indigaceus Scarab Beetles (Scarabaeidae) - Canthon indigaceus Canthon indigaceus ? - Canthon indigaceus Canthon indigaceus ? - Canthon indigaceus Canthon indigaceus? - Canthon indigaceus Canthon indigaceus? - Canthon indigaceus Canthon indigaceus? - Canthon indigaceus
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 indigaceus (Canthon (Canthon) indigaceus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: LeConte 1866
Range
common species in Arizona and Mexico. (1) Old literature record only for TX (Robinson 1948)
Remarks
Type Locality: Arizona
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1866. Additions to Coleopterous fauna of United States. Number 1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 19: 361-394.
Robinson, M. 1948. A review of the species of Canthon inhabiting the United States (Scarabaeidae: Coleoptera). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 74: 83-100.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.