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Species Osmoderma scabra

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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 Cetoniinae (Fruit and Flower Chafers)
Tribe Osmodermini
Genus Osmoderma
Species scabra (Osmoderma scabra)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Osmoderma scabra (Beauvois)
Explanation of Names
Latin scabra 'rough'
18-25 mm(1)
the smallest of our spp.; pronotum deeply punctate; elytra wrinkled, irregularly punctate; head deeply excavated between eyes
e. NA (NB-ON-WI to NC-MS)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.