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Species Canthon imitator

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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 Deltochilini
Genus Canthon (Tumblebugs)
No Taxon (subgenus Canthon)
Species imitator (Canthon imitator)
Explanation of Names
Canthon imitator Brown 1946
Identification
Dark blue to brownish-coppery. See (1)
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Range
OK-TX(1)
Habitat
Open vegetation, sandy soil
Print References
Brown W.J. (1946) Notes on some species of Canthon and Dichelonyx (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Can. Entomol. 78: 101–109.
Works Cited
1.On the identity of Canthon imitator floridanus Brown, 1946 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae).
Génier, F. 2019. The Coleopterists Bulletin 73(2): 300-306.