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Family Geotrupidae - Earth-Boring Scarab Beetles

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 Geotrupidae - Earth-Boring Scarab Beetles

Subfamily Bolboceratinae
Genus Bolbelasmus
Species minor - Bolbelasmus minor
Species hornii - Bolbelasmus hornii
Genus Bolbocerastes
Species regalis - Bolbocerastes regalis
Species imperialis - Bolbocerastes imperialis
Subspecies kansanus - Bolbocerastes imperialis kansanus
Genus Bolbocerosoma
Species biplagiatum - Bolbocerosoma biplagiatum
Species bruneri - Bolbocerosoma bruneri
Species confusum - Bolbocerosoma confusum
Species elongatum - Bolbocerosoma elongatum
Species farctum - Bolbocerosoma farctum
Species hamatum - Bolbocerosoma hamatum
Species lepidissimum - Bolbocerosoma lepidissimum
Species pusillum - Bolbocerosoma pusillum
Species ritcheri - Bolbocerosoma ritcheri
Species tumefactum - Bolbocerosoma tumefactum
Genus Bolborhombus
Species sallei - Bolborhombus sallei
Genus Bradycinetulus
Species fossatus - Bradycinetulus fossatus
Species rex - Bradycinetulus rex
Species ferrugineus - Bradycinetulus ferrugineus
Genus Eucanthus
Species greeni - Eucanthus greeni
Species impressus - Eucanthus impressus
Species lazarus - Eucanthus lazarus
Species subtropicus - Eucanthus subtropicus
Genus Odonteus
Species alabamensis - Odonteus alabamensis
Species darlingtoni - Odonteus darlingtoni
Species falli - Odonteus falli
Species filicornis - Odonteus filicornis
Species floridensis - Odonteus floridensis
Species liebecki - Odonteus liebecki
Species obesus - Odonteus obesus
Species thoracicornis - Odonteus thoracicornis
Subfamily Geotrupinae
Genus Ceratophyus
Species gopherinus - Gopher Beetle
Genus Geotrupes
Species balyi - Baly's Earth Boring Beetle
Species blackburnii - Blackburn's Earth Boring Beetle
Subspecies blackburnii - Geotrupes blackburnii blackburnii
Subspecies excrementi - Geotrupes blackburnii excrementi
Species egeriei - Eger's Earth Boring Beetle
Species hornii - Horn's Earth Boring Beetle
Species opacus - Opaque Earth Boring Beetle
Species semiopacus - Geotrupes semiopacus
Species splendidus - Splendid Earth Boring Beetle
Species stercorarius - Dor Beetle
Species ulkei - Ulke's Earth Boring Beetle
Genus Mycotrupes
Species cartwrighti - Mycotrupes cartwrighti
Species gaigei - Mycotrupes gaigei
Species lethroides - Mycotrupes lethroides
Species retusus - Sandhills Earth Boring Scarab Beetle
Genus Peltotrupes
Species youngi - Young's Deepdigger Scarab
Species profundus - Florida Deepdigger Scarab