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Species Ateuchus histeroides

Ateuchus histeroides Ateuchus histeroides Ateuchus histeroides Weber - Ateuchus histeroides Geotrupidae? - Ateuchus histeroides Scarab - Ateuchus histeroides Scarabaeidae - Ateuchus histeroides Dung beetle from pony dung - Ateuchus histeroides Dung beetle from pony dung - Ateuchus histeroides
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 Ateuchini
Genus Ateuchus
Species histeroides (Ateuchus histeroides)
Explanation of Names
Ateuchus histeroides Weber, 1801
Identification
base of the pronotum descends below the level of the base of the elytra, making this A. histeroides
Range
e US, AZ (TX-FL-NJ-KS) - Map (1)(2)
Season
mostly: July-Aug (2)
Remarks
rare in FL(1)
Print References
GĂ©nier F. 2000. A new North American Ateuchus Weber (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 54(3): 341-346. (JSTOR)
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)