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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 coleopera-neotropical.org it appears to look like its from the Geotrupidae family.

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Indio Jones
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Indio Jones


Lat: 11.11, Long: -85.74

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

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