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Earth-Boring Dung Beetles (Nicaragua)


~.5 inch x .5 inch, black; active


Dry tropical rain forest; pacific lowlands; rainy season


Noted activity at horse fecal matter. Spotted these "dung" beetles making dung balls to roll away. From the images at it appears to look like its from the Geotrupidae family.

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Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Jul 29, 2012

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