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SCARABAEOIDEA Latreille, 1802 (scarabs, dung and stag beetles)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Superfamily)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
APHODIIDAE (a family of beetles) Family 47 subtaxa 11 184
BOLBOCERATIDAE Mulsant, 1842 (a family of dumbledors) Family 1 subtaxon    
Odonteus armiger (Scopoli, 1772) (a dumbledor) Species     3
CETONIIDAE (a family of beetles) Family 5 subtaxa 4 15
GEOTRUPIDAE Latreille, 1802 (dumbledor beetles) Family 7 subtaxa 3 23
LUCANIDAE Latreille, 1804 (stag and rhinocerus beetles) Family 3 subtaxa    
Dorcus parallelipipedus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lesser Stag Beetle) Species     11
Lucanus cervus (Linnaeus, 1758) (Stag Beetle) Species   5 7
Sinodendron cylindricum (Linnaeus, 1758) (Rhinoceros Beetle) Species     24
MELOLONTHIDAE (a family of chafers) Family 5 subtaxa 7 12
RUTELIDAE (a family of chafers) Family 2 subtaxa    
Anomala dubia (Scopoli, 1763) (Dune Chafer) Species     1
Phyllopertha horticola (Linnaeus, 1758) (Garden Chafer, Field Chafer, Bracken Chafer, Fernshaw Beetle, Chovey, June Bug) Species   2 8
SCARABAEIDAE Latreille, 1802 (dung and carrion beetles) Family 4 subtaxa 6 13
TROGIDAE MacLeay, 1819 (hide beetles) Family 3 subtaxa 1 9

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Baraud, J., 1992 Coléoptères Scarabaeoidea d'Europe
Britton, E.B., 1956 Coleoptera Scarabaeoidea
Jessop, L., 1986 Dung Beetles and Chafers (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)

Larvae

van Emden, F.I., 1941 Larvae of British Beetles II: A key to the British Lamellicornia larvae

General Works

Beynon, A.E., Mann, D.J., Slade, E.M. & Lewis, O.T., 2012 Species-rich dung beetle communities buffer ecosystem services in perturbed agro-ecosystems
Hanski, I & Cambefort, Y., 1991 Dung Beetle Ecology

SCARABAEOIDEA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

SCARABAEOIDEA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Scarabaeoidea listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)

Associated with SCARABAEOIDEA:

Scarabaeoidea may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
COLEOPTERA
(beetles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)
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