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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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(1999.) Dispersal of dung containing ivermectin in the field by Onthophagus taurus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).
Hexamermis paranaensis new species (Nematoda, Mermithidae): a parasite of Diloboderus abderus (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) in Argentina.
(1992) A revision of the Phyllophaga subgenus Triodonyx Saylor (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae).
These include incidences of Heliothis virescens (Fabricius, 1781) (Lepidopetra: Noctuidae) causing damage in vineyards (Ventura et al., 2015), Cyclocephala flavipennis Arrow, 1914 (Coleoptera: Melolonthidae) occurring on blueberries (Diez-Rodriguez et al., 2015), Euphoria lurida (Fabricius, 1775) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) attacking safflower (Androcioli et al., 2017), and Naupactus cinerosus (Boheman, 1833) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) causing damage to cassava plants (Barbosa et al., 2012).
Scoliids are solitary parasitoids of soil-inhabiting scarab beetle larvae (Scarabaeidae) (DeBach 1964).
Checklist with a key to genera and subgenera of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) present and supposed for Ecuador
Scarabaeidae (Dung beetles) is an extensively studied group of insects having 7000 worldwide known species (Noureen et al., 2015a; Vaz-de-Mello, 2000).
The period of larval activity of two species studied was similar to other Scarabaeidae collected in Brazil, as observed by RODRIGUES et al.
and susceptibility of Phyllophaga anxia (LeConte) (Co.: Scarabaeidae) to Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycotina).