scarabaeid beetle

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Noun1.scarabaeid beetle - any of numerous species of stout-bodied beetles having heads with horny spikes
lamellicorn beetle - beetle having antennae with hard platelike terminal segments
family Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeidae - scarab or dung beetles
dung beetle - any of numerous beetles that roll balls of dung on which they feed and in which they lay eggs
June beetle, June bug, May beetle, May bug - any of various large usually brown North American leaf-eating beetles common in late spring; the larvae feed on roots of grasses etc.
Japanese beetle, Popillia japonica - small metallic green and brown beetle native to eastern Asia; serious plant pest in North America
Anomala orientalis, Asiatic beetle, Oriental beetle - introduced into United States from the Orient; larvae feed on roots of sugarcane and other grasses
rhinoceros beetle - any of various large chiefly tropical beetles having horns on the head; pest on coconuts
melolonthid beetle - any of various beetles of the family (or subfamily) Melolonthidae
Cetonia aurata, rose beetle, rose chafer - a common metallic green European beetle: larvae feed on plant roots and adults on leaves and flowers of e.g. roses
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It was a scarabaeid beetle whose golden green color most resembles that of a golden scarab.
For statistical analyses, insect prey items were categorized into seven groups: (1) Arachnida-spiders and harvestmen; (2) Scarabaeoidea larvae-larval stages of scarabaeid beetles; (3) Other Coleoptera-all beetles of all developmental stages with the exception of previous category; (4) Lepidoptera-butterflies and moths of all developmental stages; (5) Orthoptera-grasshoppers and crickets; (6) Other taxa-all other invertebrates; and (7) Unidentified prey items.
This technique is generally applied for the monitoring and collection of moths, scarabaeid beetles (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae), and some Hemiptera and Hymenoptera.
Studies on Scarabaeid beetles (Coleoptera) of Govind Wildlife Sanctuary Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India.