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Scarabaeoidea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Polyphaga
Length  Dynastes tityus: 4 – 6 cm
Higher classification  Scarabaeiformia
Order  Coleoptera
Scientific name  Scarabaeoidea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Superfamily
Scarabaeoidea Scarabaeoidea Mark Telfer39s Website
Infraorder  Scarabaeiformia Crowson, 1960
Lifespan  Dynastes tityus: 3 – 6 months
Lower classifications  Scarabs, Stag beetle, Geotrupidae, Passalidae, Trogidae

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Scarabaeoidea is a superfamily of beetles, the only subgroup of the infraorder Scarabaeiformia. Around 35,000 species are placed in this superfamily and some 200 new species are described each year. Its constituent families are also undergoing revision presently, and the family list below is only preliminary.

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American Beetles lists the following families:

  • Belohinidae Paulian 1959
  • Bolboceratidae Laporte de Castelnau, 1840
  • Ceratocanthidae White 1842 (Acanthoceridae)
  • Diphyllostomatidae Holloway 1972 (false stag beetles)
  • Geotrupidae Latreille, 1802 (earth-boring dung beetles)
  • Glaphyridae MacLeay, 1819 (bumble bee scarab beetles)
  • Glaresidae Semenov-Tian-Shanskii and Medvedev 1932 (enigmatic scarab beetles)
  • Hybosoridae Erichson, 1847 (scavenging scarab beetles)
  • Lucanidae Latreille 1804 (stag beetles)
  • Ochodaeidae Mulsant and Rey 1871 (sand-loving scarab beetles)
  • Passalidae Leach, 1815 (bess beetles)
  • Pleocomidae LeConte 1861 (rain beetles)
  • Scarabaeidae Latreille 1802 (scarab beetles)
  • Trogidae MacLeay 1819 (hide beetles)

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    Scarabaeoidea Checklist and Nomenclatural Authority File of the Scarabaeoidea of
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    References

    Scarabaeoidea Wikipedia


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