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
References in periodicals archive ?
Newrecords to the species diversity of family Scarabaeidae and Hybosoridae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) of Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (India).
Further descriptions of new Coleoptera of the family Scarabaeidae in the British Museum.
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.