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Species Canthon floridanus

Dung Beetle - Canthon floridanus dung beetle - Canthon floridanus King of the Ball (looking down on a fly-as-serf) - Canthon floridanus Rolling dung ball - Canthon floridanus beetle, small, blue-black - Canthon floridanus Dung Beetle_Canthon - Canthon floridanus Canthon - Canthon floridanus Canthon floridanus
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 Deltochilini
Genus Canthon (Tumblebugs)
No Taxon (subgenus Canthon)
Species floridanus (Canthon floridanus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Canthon imitator floridanus Brown 1946
Purple-blue sheen. See (1)
sw US (se.AZ to c.TX) to c. Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.On the identity of Canthon imitator floridanus Brown, 1946 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae).
Génier, F. 2019. The Coleopterists Bulletin 73(2): 300-306.