By Ross H. Arnett JR, Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, J. Howard Frank
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Alternatively, it was hypothesized (Browne and Scholtz 1995, 1999; Scholtz and Browne 1996; Scholtz and Chown 1995) that the geotrupids are a polyphyletic group: the Bolboceratidae (including Athyreinae) is the sister taxon of Pleocomidae in a clade including the Glaphyridae, Trogidae, Passalidae, Lucanidae, and Diphyllostomatidae while the family Geotrupidae (including Geotrupinae, Taurocerastinae, and Lethrinae) is part of a separate clade that includes the Ochodaeidae, Hybosoridae, and Ceratocanthidae.
The digestive, reproductive and nervous systems of Pleocoma linsleyi Hovore. Unpublished Thesis, California Polytechnic University, Pomona, 30 pp. YADAV, J. , R. K. PILLAI and KARAMJEET. 1979. Chromosome numbers of Scarabaeidae. Coleopterists Bulletin, 33: 309-318. Family 29. Geotrupidae · 23 29. GEOTRUPIDAE Latreille 1802 by Mary Liz Jameson Family common name: The earth-boring scarab beetles A s the name implies, the geotrupids are burrowers in the soil (“geos” from Greek meaning earth and “trypetes” from Greek meaning borer).
Howden 1955, 1964, 1974, 1980, 1984). Taxonomy of the North American geotrupids is treated in Howden (1955, 1964). Distribution. The family Geotrupidae includes 68 genera and about 620 species worldwide (Scholtz and Browne 1996). The subfamily Geotrupinae (including Geotrupini, Taurocerastini, and Lethrini) is distributed in the Holarctic region. In the New World, the subfamily Geotrupinae occurs from Canada to El Salvador. The subfamily Bolboceratinae (including Bolboceratini and Athyreini) is best represented in Australia, Africa, and South America.
American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea by Ross H. Arnett JR, Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, J. Howard Frank