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Species Canthon cyanellus - Canthon (Canthon) cyanellus

Canthon cyanellus LeConte - Canthon cyanellus Canthon cyanellus LeConte - Canthon cyanellus Canthon cyanellus LeConte - Canthon cyanellus Canthon - Canthon cyanellus Canthon - Canthon cyanellus Canthon - Canthon cyanellus Canthon - Canthon cyanellus Canthon - Canthon cyanellus
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 Canthon (Tumblebugs)
No Taxon (subgenus Canthon)
Species cyanellus (Canthon (Canthon) cyanellus)
Explanation of Names
Canthon cyanellus LeConte 1859
Numbers
21 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification

Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Range
c. and s. TX (2)
See Also
note two 'clypial teeth', color variable
- Range: e. US to Mex.
Canthon viridis (Palisot de Beauvois)
Print References
Favila, M.E. & A. Díaz. 1996, Canthon cyanellus cyanellus LeConte (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) makes a nest in the field with several brood balls. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 50(1): 52-60.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
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.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.