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Species Canthon simplex - Canthon (Boreocanthon) simplex

Canthon simplex militaris - Canthon simplex Ron's First Dung Beetle - Canthon simplex Close-up from Cristian - Canthon simplex Dung Beetle 3b - Canthon simplex Dung Beetle 1b - Canthon simplex  Tumblebug Genus Canthon? - Canthon simplex 9061679 dung b - Canthon simplex
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 Canthonini
Genus Canthon (Tumblebugs)
No Taxon (subgenus Boreocanthon)
Species simplex (Canthon (Boreocanthon) simplex)
Identification
The quadridentate clypeus is diagnostic for subgenus, more obvious on other sp.


pronotal hypomeron beneath the anterior pronotal angle, simplex lacks a tubercle there/puncticollis has the tubercle.
Range
western US
Season
spring and winter