Scarabaeoidea


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Scarabaeoidea

[‚skar·ə·bē′ȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of Coleoptera belonging to the suborder Polyphaga.
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A study done in Southern Spain found that the DB Thorectes lusitanicus (Col., Scarabaeoidea, Geotrupidae) could detect the volatile compounds in acorns using its antennae's chemoreceptors (Verdu et al., 2007).
(2018) Miguel Angel Moron, la taxonomia de los Melolonthidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) de Mexico y la difusion de su conocimiento.
Luego se destaca el trabajo de Blackwelder (1944), que recopila informacion de los coleopteros del neotropico (incluyendo Antillas mayores y menores), este autor registro 82 especies y finalmente Krajcik (2012) en su "checklist" de distribucion a nivel mundial sobre la superfamilia Scarabaeoidea reporta 94 especies de escarabajos estercoleros para el pais.
Phytophagus and coprophagus species of Scarabaeoidea contribute in burying and burrowing of dung in the soil thus performing important role of nutrient recycling, soil aeration, ameliorating soil properties and regulation of enteric parasites and dipteran pests breeding in the dung pats (Nasir et al., 2016; Chandra and Gupta, 2013).
New data and comments on Sacarabaeidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) associated with Attini (Hymenoptera: Formicidae).
Los escarabajos Anomalini (Coleoptera.: Scarabaeoidea: Rutelinae) conforman un grupo muy diverso que abarca unas 2000 especies a nivel mundial (Mico et al.
For statistical analyses, insect prey items were categorized into seven groups: (1) Arachnida-spiders and harvestmen; (2) Scarabaeoidea larvae-larval stages of scarabaeid beetles; (3) Other Coleoptera-all beetles of all developmental stages with the exception of previous category; (4) Lepidoptera-butterflies and moths of all developmental stages; (5) Orthoptera-grasshoppers and crickets; (6) Other taxa-all other invertebrates; and (7) Unidentified prey items.