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Species Melanocanthon bispinatus

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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 Melanocanthon
Species bispinatus (Melanocanthon bispinatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Canthon bispinatus Robinson
Explanation of Names
Author is Robinson, 1941 (Mark Robinson, American, 1906-1965--see UNL Scarab Workers).
Size
6-10 mm
Range
East coast from New York to Mississippi
Season
April-July, October (South Carolina)
Print References
Harpootlian, p. 15 (1)
Works Cited
1.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.