Onthophagus crassus Heer 1862 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Full reference: O. Heer. 1862. Beitr├Ąge zur Insektenfauna Oeningens: Coleoptera. Geodephagen, Hydrocanthariden, Gyriniden, Brachelytren, Clavicornen, Lamellicornen und Buprestiden. Natuurkundige Verhandelingen van de Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen te Haarlem 16(2):1-90

Belongs to Onthophagus according to S. Tarasov et al. 2016

See also Heer 1862

Sister taxa: Onthophagus arvernus, Onthophagus bisontinus, Onthophagus everestae, Onthophagus fracticornis, Onthophagus janus, Onthophagus lenzii, Onthophagus ovatulus, Onthophagus pilauco, Onthophagus prodromus, Onthophagus statzi, Onthophagus taurus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Oeningen (Zurich collection), which is in a Sarmatian crater lake limestone in the Upper Freshwater-Molasse Formation of Germany

Ecology:

Distribution: found only at Oeningen (Zurich collection)

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