Geotrupes stercorarius

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Dor beetle - Geotrupes stercorarius


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Geotrupidae
Genus: Geotrupes
Species: G. stercorarius
Common Name: Dor Beetle



A species of earth-boring dung beetle. Feeding on the droppings of herbivores though this beetle is widely distributed its population is falling in numbers.