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Onthophagus dunning Harold, 1869 (Scarabaeidae)

Onthophagus dunning Harold, 1869 (Scarabaeidae)

Onthophagus dunning Harold, 1869 (Scarabaeidae, Scarabaeinae, Onthophagini). It apparently lives in agaric fungi and uses live mushrooms, primarily Amanita species to provision its nest. This is a small dung beetle 5-9 mm total length.

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