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Scarab beetle

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Scarab beetles
Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order:Coleoptera
Family:Scarabaeidae
Genera

The scarab is a type of beetle noted for rolling dung into spherical balls and pushing it, as well as its habit of laying its eggs in animal dung and the bodies of various kinds of dead animals, including other scarabs.

See also: Rose chafer



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