Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Species Ligyrus gibbosus - Carrot Beetle

ID please - Ligyrus gibbosus the front tibia for Tomarus gibbosus - Ligyrus gibbosus Tomarus gibbosus - Ligyrus gibbosus Tomarus gibbosus - Ligyrus gibbosus Scarab - Ligyrus gibbosus Scarab - Ligyrus gibbosus Crowleys Ridge-0BG.J.20012.J02 - Ligyrus gibbosus Tomarus gibbosus  - Ligyrus gibbosus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Dynastinae (Rhinoceros Beetles)
Tribe Pentodontini
Genus Ligyrus
Species gibbosus (Carrot Beetle)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Many, many synonyms indicate that this far ranging sp. is quite variable; Casey described it 23 times!
Syn: Tomarus gibbosus (De Geer 1774)
Explanation of Names
Ligyrus (Ligyrus) gibbosus (De Geer, 1774) (1)
Length 10.9–16.8 mm (1)
External surface of protibia, in frontal view, deeply punctate. Pronotum and elytra with minute to small punctures.
Apical half of parameres slender and slightly narrowed, ventral tooth triangular and located medially (Fig. 15M). (1)

Det. E. G. Riley, 2010
across US, se CAN & Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Mar-Sept (2)