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Species Copris arizonensis

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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 Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Scarabaeinae (Dung Beetles)
Tribe Coprini
Genus Copris
Species arizonensis (Copris arizonensis)
Explanation of Names
Copris arizonensis Schaeffer 1906
Numbers
14 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
Length: male 18 mm, female 20 mm (Schaeffer 1906)
Range
AZ to w. TX (Schaeffer 1906),(2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Huachuca Mts., Arizona (Schaeffer 1906)
Print References
Matthews, E.G. 1961. A revision of the genus Copris Muller of the Western Hemisphere (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Entomologica Americana 41: 1-139.
Schaeffer, C. 1906. On Bradycinetus and Bolboceras of North America, with notes on other Scarabaeidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 32: 249-260. (Full text)
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.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.