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Species Euoniticellus intermedius

Oak Beetle - Euoniticellus intermedius Euoniticellus intermedius Reiche - Euoniticellus intermedius introduced dung beetle - Euoniticellus intermedius Female Bronze - Euoniticellus intermedius - female Scarab beetle - Euoniticellus intermedius Scarab beetle - Euoniticellus intermedius Euoniticellus intermedius Euoniticellus intermedius
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 Oniticellini
Genus Euoniticellus
Species intermedius (Euoniticellus intermedius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euoniticellus intermedius (Reiche)
Orig. Comb: Oniticellus intermedius Reiche, 1849
males armed, color varies from straw to dark brown

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2011
CA to c. TX, FL / Mex. (1)(2) (also Africa, Australia)
Intentionally introduced from Africa into Texas during the early 1970s for dung removal
Print References
Lailvaux, S.P., J. Hathway, J. Pomfret and R.J. Knell. 2005. Horn Size Predicts Physical Performance in the Beetle Euoniticellus intermedius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). British Ecological Society 19(4): 632-639.
Works Cited
1.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.