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Species Canthon viridis - Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) viridis

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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 Canthon (Tumblebugs)
Species viridis (Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) viridis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Canthon viridis (Palisot de Beauvois)
Orig. Comb: Copris viridis Palisot de Beauvois 1805
Explanation of Names
Canthon (Glaphyrocanthon) viridis (Palisot de Beauvois, 1805)
note two 'clypial teeth', color variable
e. US (TX-FL-MA-IA) / Mex (1),(BG data)
seventh-most commonly coll'ed beetle sp. at Laguna Atascosa NWR, Rio Hondo, Cameron Co., TX (2)
See Also
- Range: c. to s. TX
Canthon cyanellus LeConte 1859
Det. E. G. Riley, 2009
Works Cited
1. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
2.Beetle biodiversity response to vegetation restoration of mid-valley riparian woodland in the LRGV of southern Texas.
King, J.E. 2015. Unpublished master's thesis, Texas A&M University, College Station. viii + 218 pp.