Scarabaeidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaArthropodaInsectaColeoptera

  • 551,784

    Occurrences
  • 8,771

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Scarabaeidae

Common names

  • dung beetles eng
  • scarab beetle eng
  • scarab beetles eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted family

Living period

166.1 to 0.0 Ma

Habitat

Not marine

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Arthropoda
class
Insecta
order
Coleoptera
family
Scarabaeidae
genus
1,187
species
8,771
 
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Bibliography

Hayward, P.J.; Ryland, J.S. (Ed.). (1990). The marine fauna of the British Isles and North-West Europe: 1. Introduction and protozoans to arthropods. Clarendon Press: Oxford, UK. ISBN 0-19-857356-1. 627 pp.

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built.
View the primary source usage in Catalogue of Life.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.