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Genus Omorgus - Hastate Hide Beetles

Trogidae - Omorgus punctatus Omorgus - Omorgus suberosus Omorgus - Omorgus suberosus Omorgus texanus LeConte - Omorgus texanus - female  Scarab Beetle? - Omorgus suberosus Beetle - Omorgus punctatus Omorgus sp? - Omorgus Omorgus umbonatus LeConte - Omorgus umbonatus
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 Trogidae (Hide Beetles)
Genus Omorgus (Hastate Hide Beetles)
Explanation of Names
Omorgus Erichson 1847
Numbers
16 spp. in our area(1)(2) (all in the nominate subgenus), ~140 spp. in 3 subgenera worldwide(3)
Size
typically 9-20 mm
Identification
images of several spp.
Range
most diverse in warmer regions of the Old World (Africa, Australia, so. Asia)(3)
Print References
Harpootlian(4)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Trox in North America (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)
Vaurie P. 1955. Bull. AMNH 106: 1-89.
2.Two new species of Trox from Florida (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)
Vaurie P., Howden H.F. 1957. American Museum novitates 1818: 1-6.
3.Checklist and bibliography of the Trogidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)
Zidek J. 2013. Insecta Mundi 0314: 1-38.
4.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.