Bubas bubalus

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Bubas bubalus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Scarabaeidae
Genus: Bubas
Species: B. bubalus
Binomial name
Bubas bubalus
(Olivier, 1811)

Bubas bubalus is a species of beetle of the subfamily Scarabaeinae within the family Scarabaeidae. It is widespread in central and northern Spain, southern France, Portugal,[1] Gibraltar, Monaco and Italy.[2] The species could also be found on Balearic Islands.[3] They like temperate climate. Adults found in the manure, from October to July.[4]


  1. ^ "Bubas bubalus Olivier, 1811". site: «Discover Life» (discoverlife.org). Retrieved 2011-08-08.
  2. ^ Bubas bubalus on Gwannon.com
  3. ^ "Bubas bubalus (Olivier, 1811)". Fauna Europaea. Retrieved 4 July 2012.
  4. ^ Dadour, I. R. & Allen, J. F. Western Australian Ding Beetle Project Final Report Part One: Importation and Ranging of Spanish Dung Beetles] c. 1-23