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Checklist of Scarab Beetles

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Checklist of Scarab Beetles

Scarab Beetles 
Scientific NameNotes
Family Scarabaedae
Subfamily Troginae
Trox hamatus
Trox robinsoni
Trox scaber
Trox unistriatus
Trox variolatus (= erinaceus)
Subfamily Geotrupinae
Bolboceras liebecki
Geotrupes balyi
Geotrupes b. blackburnii
Geotrupes egereiwidespread; dung feeder
Geotrupes hornii
Subfamily Aphodiinae
Aegialia arenaria
Aphodius granaries
Aphodius ruricola
Ataenius strigatus
Subfamily Scarabaeinae
Copris fricator fricator
Copris minutuswidespread; dung feeder
Onthophagus hecate hecate
Onthophagus nuchicornis
Onthophagus orpheus canadensis
Onthophagus pennsylvanicus
Phaneas vindexwidespread; dung feeder
Subfamily Melolonthinae
Dichelonyx albicollis
Dichelonyx elongulata
Dichelonyx fuscula
Diplotaxis sordida
Hoplia equine
Hoplia modesta
Hoplia trifasciata
Hoplia trivialis
Macrodactylus subspinosus
Maladera castanea
Maladera formosae
Phyllophaga bipartite
Phyllophaga crenulata
Phyllophaga drakeiprefer open habitats
Phyllophaga fervida
Phyllophaga tristis
Phyllophaga variolosa
Serica Georgiana
Serica peregrine
Serica sericea
Serica tristis
Subfamily Rutelinae
Anomala orientalis
Cotalpa lanigera lanigera
Pelidnota punctata
Popillia japonicaJapanese Beetle, the well-known garden pest
Strigoderma arboricola
Subfamily Dynastinae
Aphonus castaneus
Aphonus tridentatus
Dyscinetus morator
Lygyrus gibbosus
Lgyrus relictus
Strategus antaeushistorical specimens only; extant on Tuckernuck and Nantucket
Xyloryctes jamaicensis
Subfamily Cetoniinae
Cremastocheilus harrisii
Euphoria fulgida
Euphoria inda
Osmoderma eremicola