Taxon profile


Scarabaeoidea Latreille, 1802

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles

Scientific synonyms

Lamellicornia Latreille, 1817
Scarabaeïdes Latreille, 1802


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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 14

family Belohinidae Paulian, 1959
family Coprinisphaeridae Genise, 2004
family Diphyllostomatidae Holloway, 1972 - false stag beetles
family Geotrupidae Latreille, 1802 - earth-boring dung beetles
family Glaphyridae MacLeay, 1819 - bumble bee scarab beetles
family Glaresidae Kolbe, 1905 - enigmatic scarab beetles
family Hybosoridae Erichson, 1847 - scavanger scarab beetles
family Lucanidae Latreille, 1804 - stag beetles
family Ochodaeidae Mulsant & Rey, 1871 - sand-loving scarab beetles
family Pallichnidae Genise, 2004
family Passalidae Leach, 1815 - passalid beetles
family Pleocomidae LeConte, 1861 - rain beetles
family Scarabaeidae Latreille, 1802 - scarabs
family Trogidae MacLeay, 1819 - hide beetles

Links and literature

Data source info

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea []
Alonso-Zarazaga, Dr Miguel A. (ed.). 2006. Scarabaeoidea. Fauna Europaea version 1.1,
[Data retrieved on: 26 July 2006]

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