Family Geotrupidae Latreille 1802 (earth-boring dung beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Geotrupidae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Scarabaeoidea according to M. Bai and W. W. Zhang 2017

Sister taxa: Acanthoceridae, Aliscarabaeus, Alloioscarabaeidae, Ateuchites, Belohinidae, Copris subterraneus, Cretonitis, Diphyllostomatidae, Eremazidae, Glaphyridae, Glaresidae, Gymnopleurus deperditus, Hongscarabaeus, Hybosoridae, Hybosorites, Lithoscarabaeidae, Lucanidae, Mesoscarabaeus, Ochodaeidae, Onthophagus urusheeri, Opiselleipon, Paralucanidae, Passalidae, Passalopalpidae, Pleocomidae, Prionocephale, Scarabaeidae, Scelocopris, Septiventeridae, Trogidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (4 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

• Miocene of China (2), Germany (1), Greece (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Germany (1)

• Oligocene of France (2), Germany (2)

• Eocene of Germany (4)

• Paleocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of China (6), Myanmar (1), the Russian Federation (3)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

Total: 30 collections including 33 occurrences

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