scarabaeoid

Related to scarabaeoid: scarabaeus

scar·a·bae·oid

 (skăr′ə-bē′oid)
n.
Any of numerous often burrowing beetles of the superfamily Scarabaeoidea, having lamellate clubs at the tips of the antennae and usually stout bodies, and including the scarabaeid beetles and the stag beetles.

[From New Latin Scarabaeoidea, superfamily name, from Scarabaeus, type genus, from Latin scarabaeus, beetle; see scarab.]

scar′a·bae′oid adj.

scarabaeoid

(ˌskærəˈbiːɔɪd)
adj
1. (Animals) Also: scaraboid of, relating to, or resembling a scarabaeid
2. (Animals) a former word for lamellicorn
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Comparison of baits and types of pitfall traps for capturing dung and carrion scarabaeoid beetles in East Kalimantan.
This is the 3rd work published in Mexico about the scarabaeoid fauna of individual states: the others are for the states of Guerrero (Deloya & Covarrubias-Melgar 2010) and Jalisco (Navarrete-Heredia et al.
Effect of elevation of type of habitat on the abundance and diversity of Scarabaeoid dung beetle (Scarabaeoidea) assemblages in a Mediterranean area from Southern Iberian Peninsula.
The first and perhaps only serious attempt at cataloguing and describing the scarabaeoid beetles for this part of the world was Gilbert Arrow's three volumes on Lamellicornia in the series The Fauna of British India (Arrow, 1917, 1925, 1931), but this work was extremely preliminary and is now very outdated.
The scarabaeoid beetles they recorded from these islands include all three of the geotrupid species and seven of the scarabaeine species that I report in this study.
Lower Spring (n=292), with 18 genera and 20 species, supported mostly scarabaeoid taxa, although tenebrionoid beetles were well represented.
Effect of elevation and type of habitat on the abundance and diversity of Scarabaeoid dung beetle (Scarabaeoidea) assemblages in a Mediterranean area from Southern Iberian Peninsula.
White Grubs and Their Allies, A Study of North American Scarabaeoid Larvae.
Species diversity and seasonal abundance of scarabaeoid dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae, Geotrupidae, and Trogidae) attracted to cow dung in central New Jersey.