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Genus Hybosorus

Hybosorus? - Hybosorus illigeri Hybosorus illigeri Scarab - Hybosorus illigeri Hybosorus illigeri Reiche - Hybosorus illigeri Hybosorus illigeri Scavenger Scarab Beetle - Hybosorus illigeri Scarab? - Hybosorus illigeri Hybosorus illigeri
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 Hybosoridae (Scavenger Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Hybosorinae (Scavenger Scarab Beetles)
Genus Hybosorus
Explanation of Names
Hybosorus MacLeay 1819
One (adventive) species in the New World, 5 spp. total(1)
Old World: 4 Afrotropical spp. and one widespread (so. Europe, sw. Asia, Africa), introduced into the New World and spreading throughout so. US(1)
Internet References
Kuijten P.J. (1983) Revision of the genus Hybosorus Macleay (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Hybosorinae). Zoologische Verhandelingen 203: 3-49.