Anomiopus caputipilus

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Anomiopus caputipilus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Scarabeiformia
Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea
Family: Scarabaeidae
Subfamily: Scarabaeinae
Genus: Anomiopus
Species: A. caputipilus
Binomial name
Anomiopus caputipilus
Canhedo, 2004

Anomiopus caputipilus is a species of true dung beetle that is endemic to Goiás and Mato Grosso in Brazil. It occurs in cerrado above 700 m altitude. It may be a myrmecophile. It may be threatened by soy bean, cotton and sunflower plantations and cattle ranching.


  1. ^ Vaz-de-Mello, F.; Larsen, T.; Silva, F.; Gill, B.; Spector, S. & Favila, M. (2014). "Anomiopus caputipilus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2014: e.T138287A539144. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-1.RLTS.T138287A539144.en. Retrieved 5 January 2018.