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Sarophorus

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Sarophorus is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Ateuchini (subfamily Scarabaeinae) of the family Scarabaeidae.[1] It comprises about ten species from Africa.[2]

Habitat

These dung beetles are found in both dense vegetation with shade, and cooler upland grasslands.[2]

References

  1. ^ A.B.T. Smith (2006) A Review of the Family-group Names for the Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) with Corrections to Nomenclature and a Current Classification. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 60:144-204
  2. ^ a b Davis, Adrian L.V.; Frolov, Andrey V.; Scholtz, Clarke H. (2008). The African dung beetle genera (1st ed.). Pretoria: Protea Book House. p. 56. ISBN 9781869192440.

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Sarophorus: Brief Summary

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Sarophorus is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Ateuchini (subfamily Scarabaeinae) of the family Scarabaeidae. It comprises about ten species from Africa.

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