Scarab beetle

Description
This specimen was given to us by the Natural History Museum in London in 1942. This species of scarab beetle feeds on mammal dung and dead invertebrates.
Accession Loan No.
13/1942/43
Collection Class
Arthropods
Common Name
scarab beetle
Simple Name
insect: beetle
Full Name
SCARABAEIDAE: Coprophanaeus bellicosus (Olivier, 1789):
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
British Museum Natural History (from the collection of)
Collection Area Region
South America
Collection Continent
Latin America and the Caribbean
Phylum
ARTHROPODA
Family
SCARABAEIDAE
Genus
Coprophanaeus
Species
bellicosus

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