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Related to Scarabaeidae: Gyrinidae, Elateridae, Buprestidae, Cantharidae
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Noun1.Scarabaeidae - scarab or dung beetlesScarabaeidae - scarab or dung beetles    
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lamellicornia, superfamily Lamellicornia - scarabaeid beetles and stag beetles
scarabaean, scarabaeid, scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
genus Scarabaeus - type genus of the Scarabaeidae
genus Popillia, Popillia - a genus of Scarabaeidae
Anomala, genus Anomala - genus of beetles whose grubs feed mainly on roots of plants; includes several pests of cultivated grasses
Melolonthidae, subfamily Melolonthidae - considered a separate family in some classification systems
Cetoniidae, subfamily Cetoniidae - considered a separate family in some classification systems
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Escarabeineos copro-necrofagos (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) de fragmentos de Mata Atlantica em Silveira Martins, Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil.
The period of larval activity of two species studied was similar to other Scarabaeidae collected in Brazil, as observed by RODRIGUES et al.
Ao se analisarem os dados da Tabela 2, constata-se que as familias que apresentaram indices mais significativos pertencem a ordem Coleoptera (Carabidae, Chrysomelidae, Elateridae, Ptilodactylidae, Scarabaeidae e Staphylinidae) destacando-se a familia Chrysomelidae, por apresentar especies de coleopteros desfolhadores importantes para a eucaliptocultura (OHMART; EDWARDS, 1991; ZANUNCIO et al.
We provide faunistic information about the dung beetles of the Sundiken Mountains in Eskisehir Province, a formerluy unsurveyed region, in order to alleviate the lack of enough distributional information on Turkey Scarabaeidae dung beetle species.
Nidification in Eurysternus foedus Guerin-Meneville: its Relationship to other Dung Beetle Nesting Patterns (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae).
Within Coleoptera, we identified several prey itemsto family, including Carabidae, Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Dytiscidae, and Scarabaeidae.
Diversity and relative abundance of pleurostic Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera) in Achanakmar-Amarkantak Biosphere Reserve, Centrallndia.
Staphylinidae was the most abundant family with 2,184 individuals, followed by Histeridae (1,264), Nitidulidae (395), Dermestidae (333), Scarabaeidae (300), Cleridae (120), Carabidae (75) and Trogidae (75), amounting to 97.
Cases of interspecific "parasitism" in Scarabaeidae (Coleoptera).
Forty-nine (84%) of the 58 matched sequences corresponded to taxa within the order Coleoptera; most (37) of the 49 sequences identified as beetles represented the family Carabidae, with a few from Elateridae (5), Cerambycidae (4), Chrysomelidae (1), Nitidulidae (1), and Scarabaeidae (1).