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Species Eucanthus subtropicus

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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 Eucanthus
Species subtropicus (Eucanthus subtropicus)
Explanation of Names
Eucanthus subtropicus Howden, 1955
Numbers
5 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
length: 6.5-12 mm (2)
Identification
lateral edge of eye canthus protruding

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2012
Range
MS-FL-NJ-TN (3), (2)
Season
Yr round in FL (2)
Remarks
Fairly common at lights, apparently not attracted to fermenting baits (2)
See Also

Eucanthus impressus
Print References
Howden, H.F. 1955. Biology and taxonomy of North American beetles of the subfamily Geotrupinae, with revisions of the genera Bolbocerosoma, Eucanthus, Geotrupes and Peltotrupes (Scarabaeidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum 104(3342): l5l-319.
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. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.