Dung beetle (Scarabaeus cristatus)

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Dung beetle fact file

Dung beetle description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderColeoptera
FamilyScarabaeidae
GenusScarabaeus (1)

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Dung beetle status

The dung beetle has not yet been assessed by the IUCN Red List.

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References

  1. Species 2000 ITIS Catalogue of Life (August, 2011)
    http://www.catalogueoflife.org
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Dung beetles feeding on dung  
Dung beetles feeding on dung

© D. Meyer

Dietrich Meyer
dietrich.meyer@unifr.ch
http://www.dietrichmeyer.ch

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