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By Ross H. Arnett JR, Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, J. Howard Frank

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ISBN-10: 1420041231

ISBN-13: 9781420041231

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Adults stridulate weakly when handled (Scholtz et al. 1987). Based on the form of the lacinia, Scholtz et al. (1987) hypothesized that Glaresis species feed on subterranean fungi. Efforts to establish a laboratory culture from adults have not been successful (Scholtz et al. 1987). Status of the classification. The genus Glaresis was traditionally placed in the family Trogidae (or the subfamily Troginae in the family Scarabaeidae) based on the trilobed male genitalia and five visible abdominal sternites.

HOWDEN, H. F. 1964. The Geotrupinae of North America and Central America. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 39: 1-91. HOWDEN, H. F. 1974. Additional records and descriptions of North and Central American Geotrupinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 52: 567-573. HOWDEN, H. F. 1980. Key to the Geotrupini of Mexico and Central America, with the description of a new species (Scarabaeidae, Geotrupinae). Canadian Journal of Zoology, 58: 1959-1963. HOWDEN, H. F. 1982.

1984b. Sistematica generica dei Geotrupinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea: Geotrupidae), filogenesi della sottofamiglia e considerazioni biogeografiche. Bollettino del Museo Regionale di Scienze Naturali, Torino, 2: 9-162. 28 · Family 30. Ochodaeidae 30. OCHODAEIDAE Mulsant and Rey 1870 by David C. Carlson Family common name: The sand-loving scarab beetles T he family Ochodaeidae is relatively small and widely distributed. Adults are small, mostly brown, non-metallic beetles that are predominately active at night.

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