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Geotrupidae

Earth-boring scarab beetles

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Note: this taxon list is still under construction. It does not yet contain all known Geotrupidae subgroups.

Containing group: Scarabaeiformia

Other Names for Geotrupidae

References

Bertone, M., J. Green, S. Washburn, M. Poore, C. Sorenson, and D. W. Watson. 2005. Seasonal activity and species composition of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae and Geotrupidae) inhabiting cattle pastures in North Carolina. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 98(3):309-321.

Errouissi, F., P. Jay-Robert, J.-P. Lumaret, and O. Piau. Composition and structure of dung beetle (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae, Geotrupidae, Scarabaeidae) assemblages in mountain grasslands of the southern Alps. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 97(4):701-709.

Jameson, M. L. 2002. Geotrupidae Latreille 1802. Chapter 29 in American Beetles. Volume 2. R. H. Arnett, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, eds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, 861 pp.

Lawrence, J. F. and A. F. Newton. 1995. Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes and references, and data on family-group names). Pages 779-1006 in Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Pakaluk, J. and Slipinski, S. A., eds. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warsaw.

Verd˙, J. R., E. Galante, J.-P. Lumaret, and F. J. Cabrero-Sa˝udo. 2004. Phylogenetic analysis of Geotrupidae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea) based on larvae. Systematic Entomology 29(4):509ľ523.

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Scientific Name Geotrupes stercorarius
Location Lacroix-St-Ouen, France
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source 050405_Geotrupes_stercorarius
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Copyright © 2007 Jean-Michel BERNARD
Scientific Name Anoplotrupes stercorosus
Location “Corno alle Scale” Park, Bologna Province, Emilia Romagna, Italy
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Image Use creative commons This media file is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License - Version 2.0.
Copyright © 2005 Cesare Brizio
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