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Species Bolbocerosoma confusum

Bolbocerosoma confusum Bolbocerosoma confusum Brown - Bolbocerosoma confusum Another Earth-borer - Bolbocerosoma confusum Bolbocerosoma confusum? - Bolbocerosoma confusum Beetle - Bolbocerosoma confusum Beetle - Bolbocerosoma confusum Bolbocerosoma confusum Brown, I believe? - Bolbocerosoma confusum Bolbocerosoma confusum Brown, I believe? - Bolbocerosoma confusum
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 Geotrupidae (Earth-Boring Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Bolboceratinae
Genus Bolbocerosoma
Species confusum (Bolbocerosoma confusum)
Explanation of Names
Bolbocerosoma confusum Brown 1928
Size
10-12 mm(1)
Identification
Elytral spot almost twice as long as wide; basal black border of pronotum not projecting forward at midline; pronotal declivity with at least the apical two-thirds coarsely punctate(1)
Range
c. US (IL-IA to LA-TX)(1)
Season
Mar-Nov; most active in the fall(1)
Print References
Crocker R.L., Cromroy H.L., Nailon W.T., Woodruff R.E., Longnecker M.T. (1992) Incidence of Caloglyphus phyllophagianus (Acari: Acaridae) on adult Phyllophaga spp. and other Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera) in north central Texas. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 85: 462-468. [Abstract]
Works Cited
1.Biology and taxonomy of North American beetles of the subfamily Geotrupinae, with revisions of the genera....
H.F. Howden. 1955. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 104(3342): 151-319, plates 1-18.