Canthon fulgidus

Canthon fulgidus Redtenbacher, 1867

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Description

Body length

12.9 to 15.1, mean 14.2 mm

Author(s): Larsen, Trond
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Dry weight (biomass)

49 to 143, mean 97.7 mg

Author(s): Larsen, Trond
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Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru

Author(s): Larsen, Trond
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Habitat

Widespread and common in terra firme forest, floodplain forest and second growth up to 950 m; most abundant in floodplain forest

Author(s): Larsen, Trond
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Trophic Strategy

Dung; occasionally to carrion

Author(s): Larsen, Trond
Rights holder(s): Larsen, Trond

References

Larsen, T. H. (2004).  Dung beetles / escarabajos peloteros. (VriesendorpC., Rivera ChavezL., MoskovitsD., ShoplandJ., Ed.).Peru: Megantoni. Rapid Biological Inventories Report. Report 15, 77-84, 185-192. Chicago, Illinois: The Field Museum.
Larsen, T. H., & Forsyth A. (Submitted).  Dung Beetles of the Upper Amazon. [Book about the ecology, natural history, distribution, identification and conservation of Scarabaeine dung beetles of the southwest Amazon in Peru and Bolivia, based on unpublished research by the authors and many other researchers.].