Metacatharsius

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Metacatharsius
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Metacatharsius opacus
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Metacatharsius

Paulian, 1939

Metacatharsius is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Coprini (subfamily Scarabaeinae) of the scarab family.[1] It comprises more than 60 species from Africa; one is also found in Arabia, and Pakistan.[1]

Habitat[edit]

These dung beetles are found mainly in savanna with deep sandy soils.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Scholtz, Clarke H.; Davis, Adrian L. V.; Kryger, Ute (2009). Evolutionary biology and conservation of dung beetles. Sofia-Moscow: Pensoft Pub. ISBN 978-954-642-517-1.

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