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Species Dichotomius colonicus

Dung beetle - - Dichotomius colonicus Dichotomius colonicus Dichotomius colonicus Dichotomius colonicus (Say) - Dichotomius colonicus Arizona Beetle - Dichotomius colonicus Dichotomius colonicus? - Dichotomius colonicus Dichotomius colonicus? - Dichotomius colonicus Arizona Beetle - Dichotomius colonicus
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 Dichotomius
Species colonicus (Dichotomius colonicus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichotomius colonicus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Copris colonicus Say, 1835
sometimes treated as subspecies of D. carolinus (Linnaeus)
Numbers
2 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Range
AZ, southmost TX / Mex. (2),(3)
Remarks
attracted to lights.
See Also
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.The Scarab Beetles of Florida
Robert Woodruff. 1973. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.
3.Illustrated Beetle (Coleoptera) Inventory of the Sabal Palm Sanctuary (Cameron County, Texas)
Edward G. Riley & Michael A. Quinn. 2011. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.