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Species Ceratocanthus aeneus

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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 Hybosoridae (Scavenger Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Ceratocanthinae (Pill Scarab Beetles)
Genus Ceratocanthus
Species aeneus (Ceratocanthus aeneus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ceratocanthus aeneus (MacLeay)
Orig. Comb: Acanthocerus aeneus MacLeay 1819
Explanation of Names
aeneus (L). 'bronze' (1)
Size
~7 mm (not rolled up)(2)
Range
se. US (TX-FL-VA-KY) (3)(2)(BG data)
Season
May-June (BG data)
Remarks
Riley & Wolfe (2003) examined one specimen from Sabine County taken in a malaise trap during July. This record extends the known range of this uncommon southeastern United States species to near its hypothetical western limit. (3)
considered by FL to be a "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN) (4)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
3.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.
4.Florida "Species of Greatest Conservation Need" (SGCN)