family Scarabaeidae


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Noun1.family Scarabaeidae - scarab or dung beetlesfamily Scarabaeidae - 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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Beetles of the Family Scarabaeidae were determined the most prevalent insects in number and biomass in a pitfall trap study on Cumberland Island (7), with twenty-three species recorded.
Hypoaspis (Acari: Laelapidae) consists of a group of predatory mites which are found associated with many beetles, especially those in the family Scarabaeidae (Costa 1971).