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Species Pseudocanthon perplexus

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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 Canthonini
Genus Pseudocanthon
Species perplexus (Pseudocanthon perplexus)
Other Common Names
Four-toothed Dung Beetle
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudocanthon perplexus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Canthon perplexus LeConte 1847
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
4.2-5.0 mm (2)
Identification
Clypeus is quadridentate:
Range
c. to s. US (AZ-FL-NC-WI-NE) / Mex. to S. Amer. (2),(3),(BG data)
See Also
similar to Canthon viridis:

But C. viridis only has two clypeal teeth
Print References
LeConte, J.L. 1847. Fragmenta entomologica. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (2)1: 71-93.
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 Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
Brett C. Ratcliffe & M.J. Paulsen. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 22, 570 pp.
3.The Scarab Beetles of Florida
Robert Woodruff. 1973. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.