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Genus Bolborhombus

Bolboceratinae - Bolborhombus Bolboceratinae - Bolborhombus geotrupid - Bolborhombus Bolbo - Bolborhombus sallei Bolbo - Bolborhombus sallei - - Bolborhombus sallei - - Bolborhombus sallei COOL BEETLE - Bolborhombus
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 Geotrupidae (Earth-Boring Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Bolboceratinae
Genus Bolborhombus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bolborhombus Cartwright 1953
Numbers
Bolborhombus angulus (Robinson 1947) (Bolboceras) - Mexico, Texas
Bolborhombus parvulus Cartwright 1953 (Bolborhombus) - Mexico, California
Bolborhombus sallaei magnus Howden 1964 (Bolborhombus) [now valid?] - Mexico, Texas
Bolborhombus sallaei sallaei (Bates 1887) (Bolboceras) - Mexico, Arizona-Texas, Kansas
=Bradycinetus carinatus Schaeffer 1906
=Bolboceras schaefferi Boucomont 1911
Identification
elytra not margined, pronotum with postapical carina
Range
Mexico; Texas-Arizona as well as California and Kansas [not Oklahoma?]
Print References
Kretzer, J. E. and J. F. Cully. 2001. A new Kansas record for Bolborhombus sallaei sallaei Bates (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 74(1):56.
McPeak, R. 2005. New Records and Interesting Observations of California Scarabaeoid Beetles (Coleoptera: Ochodaeidae, Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59(4):449–450. PDF
Howden, H.F. 2005. Notes on Bolboceratini from northeastern Mexico with a description of a new Bolbocerosoma Schaeffer (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Geotrupinae). Folia Entomol. Mex., 44(2):213-218