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Gymnopleurus gemmatus Harold, 1871 male (4240759959)

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 gemmatus

Gymnopleurus gemmatus (Harold, 1871)

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 gemmatus, is a species of dung beetle found in India, and Sri Lanka.[1][2][3]

This oval, less convex species has an average length of about 6 to 9 mm. Body blackish with minute grey setae on dorsum. There are shining bare patches upon the pronotum, a central spot and parts of elytra, and sutural margins. There is a common transverse irregular patch located at the middle as well as a smaller common patch located behind it just before the apices. Head densely granular and clypeus with two blunt lobes in front. Pronotum granular. Elytra irregularly rugose, finely striate, and very deeply excised at the sides. Pygidium closely punctured.[4][5]

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