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Copris lunaris Linnaeus 1758 (horned dung beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 283706

Alternative combination: Scarabaeus lunaris

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Copris according to C. P. Green et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Copris (Copris), Copris druidum, Copris incertus, Copris leakeyorum, Copris pristinus

Type specimen: LINN 3326, an exoskeleton

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