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Subfamily Ceratocanthinae - Pill Scarab Beetles

Germarostes aphodioides Beetle - Germarostes globosus Id request - Germarostes globosus Pill Scarab Beetle - Germarostes globosus Hybosoridae - Germarostes Hybosoridae - Germarostes Round, dark beetle - Germarostes Beetle - Germarostes globosus
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 Hybosoridae (Scavenger Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Ceratocanthinae (Pill Scarab Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acanthocerinae Lacordaire 1856 (based on a junior homonym: Acanthocerus MacLeay 1819 nec Palisot de Beauvois 1818)(1)
Explanation of Names
Ceratocanthinae Martinez 1968
3 spp. in 2 genera (both in the Ceratocanthini) in our area, ~350 spp. in 40 genera of 3 tribes worldwide; Ceratocanthini is a worldwide tribe (the two small tribes are both neotropical)(1)
pantropical (~50% of spp. in the Neotropics; none in Australia), with just 3 spp. ranging into NA(1)