Species Deltochilum gibbosum - Humpback Dung Beetle
New state record for Deltochilum gibbosum (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Maryland, USA.By Simons, P. and D.L. Price.
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 73(1): 200-201., 2019
Simons, P. and D.L. Price. 2019. New state record for Deltochilum gibbosum
(Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Maryland, USA. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 73(1): 200-201.
is reported in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Mexico (Woodruff 1973; Barney 1980; Masis and Marquis 2009; Fiene et al. 2010; Evans 2014).
Here, we report the first state record of D. gibbosum
in St. Mary's Co., Maryland, USA. Two specimens were captured in Point Lookout State Park, Scotland, Maryland, in a pitfall trap baited with human dung. The first author set the trap on 29 August 2017 and retrieved the beetles on 11 September 2017.
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!