Superfamily: Scarabaeoidea

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Families encountered in southern Africa

Acanthoceridae

 

Geotrupidae

 

Lucanidae (stag beetles)

See the detailed account of the genus Colophon (Cape stag beetles).

 

Passalidae

 

Trogidae (carcass beetles)

 

Hybosoridae

 

Scarabaeidae (dung beetles, rhinoceros beetles, chafers, monkey beetles)

 
 

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