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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Geotrupidae
Subfamilia: Geotrupinae
Tribus: Geotrupini
Genus: Anoplotrupes
Species (3): A. balyi – A. hornii – A. stercorosus

Anoplotrupes Jekel, 1865

Type species:

Geotropidae - Anoplotrupes stercorosus-3

Anoplotrupes stercorosus

Additional references

Kamiński, M.J., Byk, A. & Tykarski, P. 2015: Seasonal and diel activity of dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea) attracted to European bison dung in Białowieża Primeval Forest, Poland. Coleopterists bulletin 69(1): 83–90. DOI: 10.1649/0010-065X-69.1.83 Reference page.


Schoolmeesters P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page. [accessed on April 23, 2017]

Anoplotrupes is a genus of earth-boring dung beetles belonging to the family Geotrupidae subfamily Geotrupinae.

Species within this genus include:[1]

Anoplotrupes balyi (Jekel, 1866)
Anoplotrupes hornii (Blanchard, 1888)
Anoplotrupes stercorosus (Hartmann in L.G. Scriba, 1791)


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