Xyloryctes Hope, 1837 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctini) in the United States. Qui es et ubi fuisti et quo vadis?By Ratcliffe, B.C.
Insecta Mundi 0100: 1-11., 2009
Brett C. Ratcliffe. 2009. Xyloryctes
Hope, 1837 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae: Oryctini) in the United States. Qui es et ubi fuisti et quo vadis?
Insecta Mundi 0100: 1-11.
(Qui es et ubi fuisti et quo vadis?
= Who you are, and where you have been and where are you going?)
A revision of the genus Strategus.By Ratcliffe, B.C.
Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 10(3): 93-204., 1976
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Ratcliffe, B.C. 1976. A revision of the genus Strategus
. Bulletin of the University of Nebraska State Museum 10(3): 93-204.
The New World genus Strategus
Kirby is here defined and revised for the first time. Eight species are described as new: S. atlanticus, S. caymani, S. craigi, S. hipposiderus, S. howdeni, S. longichomperus, S. symphenax
, and S. tarquinius
; 12 new junior synonyms are established (including the rejection of six previously valid species); one species is raised from synonymy; and two new replacement names are proposed.
The species of Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera) associated with sugarcane in south FloridaBy R.D. Gordon and D.M. Anderson
The Florida Entomologist, 64 (1): 119-138 , 1981
"Those species of Scarabaeidae known to be associated with sugarcane in the Lake Okeechobee area of Florida are discussed and delineated. The species are: Phyllophaga latifrons (LeConte), Anomala marginata (F.), Cyclocephala parallela Casey, Dyscinetus morator (F.), Ligyrus subtropicus (Blatchley), and Euphoria sepulchralis (F.). Descriptions and illustrations of the larvae of all these species are presented as well as descriptions and illustrations of the adults of all species except Euphoria sepulchralis (F.). A key to the south Florida species of the genus Cyclocephala is also included."
The Scarab Beetles of FloridaBy Robert Woodruff
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 1973
Full title: Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas. Volume 8. The Scarab Beetles of Florida (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Part I. The Laparosticti (Subfamilies: Scarabaeinae, Aphodiinae, Hybosorinae, Ochodaeinae, Geotrupinae, Acanthocerinae). Part II covers May Beetles (Phyllophaga).
Has black-and-white photos. Apparently out of print, but still available from some suppliers--see comments. Also available on-line:
Link updated 7 February 2012--thanks for the comments!