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Species Onthophagus depressus

Onthophagus depressus Scarabaeidae? - Onthophagus depressus Scarabaeidae (Onthophagus depressus) ? - Onthophagus depressus
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 Onthophagini
Genus Onthophagus
Species depressus (Onthophagus depressus)
Explanation of Names
Onthophagus depressus Harold 1871
Size
6.0-7.7 mm(1)
Identification
clypeus sharply emarginate, pronotum appear rough, granulate(1)
Range
native to so. Africa, adventive elsewhere; in our area, SC-FL (scattered locations)(1)
Habitat
Adventive sp.. In US, from Florida to South Carolina, but with a spotty distribution.
Remarks
earliest record in our area: GA 1937(1)