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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Scarabaeinae - Dung Beetles

Scooped scarab? - Onthophagus Canthidium? - Onthophagus hecate Melanocanthon sp. - Melanocanthon Rainbow Scarab? - Phanaeus Deltochilum gibbosum Onthophagus hecate Coleoptera - Digitonthophagus gazella Dichotomius colonicus? - Dichotomius colonicus
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)
keys to MD spp. in (1)
Tribe ID detail
Works Cited
1.Illustrated keys to the Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of Maryland
Nemes S.N., Price D.L. 2015. Northeastern Naturalist 22: 318-344.