American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea by Ross H. Arnett JR, Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, J.

By Ross H. Arnett JR, Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, J. Howard Frank

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2001. Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina. Biota of South Carolina, Volume 2. Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 157 pp. HATCH, M. H. 1971. The beetles of the Pacific Northwest, part 5. University of Washington Publication in Biology, 16: 1662. HELGESEN, R. , Jr. and R. L. POST. 1967. Saprophagous Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera) of North Dakota. North Dakota Insects, Publ. No. 7: 1-60. HOWDEN, H. F. 1955. Biology and taxonomy of North American beetles of the subfamily Geotrupinae with revisions of the genera Bolbocerosoma, Eucanthus, Geotrupes and Peltotrupes (Scarabaeidae).

Shape oblong-oval, convex. Color brown or gray to black, often with short, moderately dense, gray or brown setae; dorsal surface often greasy or encrusted with dirt. Head deflexed. Antennae 10-segmented with 3-segmented, opposable club (all antennomeres tomentose); basal antennomere robust. 27. Omorgus scabrosus (eucone, duocone, and (Palisot de Beauvois) (Used by permission of University of exocone), not divided by canthus. Clypeus lacking tubercle Nebraska State Museum) or horn. Labrum truncate, not projecting beyond apex of clypeus.

Key: Vaurie 1955. Catalog: Scholtz 1982. 2 Trox Fabricius 1775 Pseudatrox Robinson 1948 Twenty five species are found in southern Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Keys: Vaurie 1955; Howden and Vaurie 1957. Catalog: Scholtz 1982. 27. Dorsal view of pronotum and base of elytra showing: 2. , scutellum oval, not narrowed at base; 3. , scutellum hastate, distinctly narrowed at base (Used by permission of University of Nebraska State Museum). form of the male genitalia. According to phylogenetic analyses, the family Trogidae is basal in a clade that includes the Pleocomidae and Bolboceratinae (Geotrupidae) (Browne and Scholtz 1995) or the Passalidae, Lucanidae, and Diphyllostomatidae (Browne and Scholtz 1999).

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