Geotrupes Latreille 1796 (earth-boring dung beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Geotrupidae

Synonym: Obitiscarabaeus Hong 1983

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1796. Précis des Caractères Génériques des Insectes Disposés dans un Ordre Naturel 1-201

Parent taxon: Geotrupini according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Fabricius 1798, Hong 1983, Krell 2000, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Meunier 1921, Statz 1952 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Geotrupes atavus Geotrupes germari Geotrupes jiaoyanshanense Geotrupes messelensis Geotrupes rottensis Geotrupes vetustus

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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 (1)

Total: 13 collections including 15 occurrences

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