Canthon fulgidus Redtenbacher, 1867
12.9 to 15.1, mean 14.2 mm
Dry weight (biomass)
49 to 143, mean 97.7 mg
Ecology and Distribution
Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru
Widespread and common in terra firme forest, floodplain forest and second growth up to 950 m; most abundant in floodplain forest
Dung; occasionally to carrion
Dung beetles / escarabajos peloteros. ( , Ed.).Peru: Megantoni. Rapid Biological Inventories Report. Report 15, 77-84, 185-192. Chicago, Illinois: The Field Museum.(2004).
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identification and conservation of Scarabaeine dung beetles of the southwest Amazon in Peru and Bolivia, based on unpublished research by the authors and many other researchers.].(Submitted).