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Genus Dyscinetus - Rice Beetles

Geotrupidae?? - Dyscinetus morator 200436 dynastinae - Dyscinetus morator Beetle sp.? - Dyscinetus morator Dyscinetus morator Black Beetle - Dyscinetus morator  Dyscinetus morator ? - Dyscinetus morator Female, Dyscinetus laevicollis? - Dyscinetus laevicollis Female, Dyscinetus laevicollis? - Dyscinetus laevicollis
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 Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles)
Tribe Cyclocephalini
Genus Dyscinetus (Rice Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palechus Casey 1915
Explanation of Names
Dyscinetus Harold 1869
Numbers
3 spp. in our area: the eastern D. morator & 2 western spp.(1)
Works Cited
1.The Dynastine Scarab Beetles of the USA and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae)
Brett C. Ratcliffe & Ronald D. Cave. 2017. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 30, 298 pp.