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Genus Liatongus

Liatongus californicus (Horn) - Liatongus californicus Liatongus californicus (Horn) - Liatongus californicus Horned Beetle - Liatongus californicus Horned Beetle - Liatongus californicus - male Scarab - Liatongus californicus
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 Oniticellini
Genus Liatongus
Numbers
A single native species in our area + one adventive (from Africa; may or may not be established)(1)
Range
in our area, CA (plus unspecified indication 'so. US' for the introduced African L. militaris)(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.