Gromphas lacordairei

Gromphas lacordairei Brullé, 1837

Languages: English

Description

Body length

9.3 to 16.4, mean 12.9

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

Ecology and Distribution

Distribution

Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia

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

Habitat

Lowland savanna, dry forest and river edge forest (Hamel et al 2009)

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

Trophic Strategy

Dung

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

Taxonomy

  • Gromphas inermis HAROLD, 1869 (synonym)

References

Hamel-Leigue, A. C., Herzog S. K., Mann D. J., Larsen T. H., Gill B. D., Edmonds W. D., et al. (2009).  Distribution and natural history of the dung beetle tribe Phanaeini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) in Bolivia. Kempffiana. 5, 43-95.
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identification and conservation of Scarabaeine dung beetles of the southwest Amazon in Peru and Bolivia, based on unpublished research by the authors and many other researchers.].