The Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) of Iowa: An annotated checklist

  • Edwin L. Freese
  • Doug A. Veal
  • Paul K. Lago
Keywords: Scarabaeidae, Lucanidae, Passalidae, Geotrupidae, Trogidae, Ochodaeidae, Hybosoridae, faunal survey

Abstract

An annotated checklist of 227 species of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) known to occur in Iowa is pre-sented, including seven families and 79 genera. This list was developed from information gleaned during literature review, from examination of specimens deposited in 22 regional and comprehensive collections, as well as from several years of active collecting conducted by the authors around the state. Thirty-six species included here rep-resent new state records.

Published
2020-09-01
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Articles