Scarabaeus sacer


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Noun1.Scarabaeus sacer - scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient EgyptiansScarabaeus sacer - scarabaeid beetle considered divine by ancient Egyptians
dung beetle - any of numerous beetles that roll balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay eggs
genus Scarabaeus - type genus of the Scarabaeidae
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The processes of horizontal food relocation (making, rolling and burying the ball of dung) and nesting in Scarabaeus, as well as the role played by the males in both processes were described in detail for Scarabaeus sacer Linnaeus thanks to the pioneering work of J.
In the first we present a synthesis of the behavior of Scarabaeus sacer, the species that provided the basis for understanding the behavior of other species in Scarabaeus and Kheper.
This synthesis of the behavior of Scarabaeus sacer has been prepared based on Fabre (1897), Heymons & von Lengerken (1929), and von Lengerken (1951).