Dung Beetle


Name: Dung Beetle

Scientific name: Scarabaeus (Scarabaeus) bannuensis

Type: Scarab beetles

Family: Insects

Color: Black

Habitat: Farms,Fields

Size: 25-35 mm

Conservation status:

Resident Breeder


Insect follows Scarabaeidae family, and Coleoptera order. Size is between 25-35 mm, and has black colour. Body is wide oval. Adult females fly to organic fertilizer piles, make different-sized balls sometimes bigger even than a beetle, and then roll it to suitable place and store underground.

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