Subfamily Geotrupinae 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: Geotrupidae according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Krell 2000, Lawrence and Newton 1995 and Nikolajev and Ren 2010

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Cretogeotrupini Geotrupini Geotrupoides Lithogeotrupes Parageotrupes

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Ecology:

Distribution:

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

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

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

• Eocene of Germany (2)

• Cretaceous of China (6), the Russian Federation (2)

• Jurassic of Germany (1)

Total: 23 collections including 25 occurrences

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