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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
Genus: Oniticellus
Species (12 + 1†): †O. amplicollis – O. cinctus – O. egregius – O. formosus – O. freyi – O. gayeni – O. namdaphaensis – O. pictus – O. planatus – O. pseudoplanatus – O. puberulus – O. subhendui – O. tessellatus

Oniticellus Le Peletier & Audinet-Serville, 1828
Additional references

Bezděk, A., Král, D. & Sládeček, F.X.J. 2015. Oniticellus (Liatongus) boucomonti Balthasar, 1932 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae: Oniticellini)—clarification of its taxonomic status by lectotype designation. Zootaxa 3974(1): 145–147. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3974.1.13. Preview (PDF) 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 2, 2017]

Oniticellus is a genus of dung beetles in the subfamily Scarabaeinae of the scarab beetle family.[1][2]

Oniticellus cinctus

Oniticellus formosus

Oniticellus tesselatus


Davis, Adrian L.V.; Frolov, Andrey V.; Scholtz, Clarke H. (2008). The African dung beetle genera (1st ed.). Pretoria: Protea Book House. ISBN 9781869192440.
Philips, T. Keith (11 April 2016). "Phylogeny of the Oniticellini and Onthophagini dung beetles (Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae) from morphological evidence". ZooKeys (579): 9–57. doi:10.3897/zookeys.579.6183. PMC 4829968. PMID 27110200.

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