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Gymnopleurus cyaneus Fabricius, 1798 (4240756303)

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Scarabaeinae
Tribus: Gymnopleurini
Genus: Gymnopleurus
Species: Gymnopleurus cyaneus

Gymnopleurus cyaneus (Fabricius, 1798)

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 February 28, 2017]

Gymnopleurus cyaneus is a species of dung beetle found in India, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan.[1][2]

This oval, less convex species has an average length of about 8 to 12 mm. The body is metallic green and shiny. There is a blue or violet sheen on the dorsum. Setae are absent in both dorsum and ventrum. The head is slightly rugose, and asperately punctured in front. Clypeus consists with four blunt teeth. Pronotum is smooth, very short, and convex as well as sparsely punctured. In elytra, there are beginnings of deep sulci at the base. Abdominal sides simply carinate at the base. Pygidium with a longitudinal median carina. Male has flat front tibia, whereas female has acute and slender front tibia.[3]

Chandra, Kailash (2000). "Inventory of scarabaeid beetles (Coleoptera) from Madhya Pradesh, India". Zoos' Print Journal. 15 (11): 359–362. doi:10.11609/JoTT.ZPJ.15.11.359-62.
Siddiqui, Hareem; Ahmed, Zubair; Khatri, Imran (2014). "Distributional Notes and New Records for the Dung Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) of Pakistan" (PDF). Pakistan Journal of Zoology. 46 (2): 295–307. Retrieved 2021-07-20.
"Gymnopleurus cyaneus (Fabricius, 1798)". India Biodiversity Portal. Retrieved 2021-07-20.

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