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Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2015, Vol. 3, Issue 3
New records of dung beetle fauna from Pakistan

Nadia Noureen, Mubashar Hussain, Muhammad Faheem Malik, Sumera Afsheen

Dung beetles (Scarabaeidae; Coleoptera) were collected from district Gujrat, Bhimber, Mirpur and Kotli. A total of 548 specimens were recorded and identified into 2 families, 7 genera, 4 tribes and 18 species. Catharsius (Catharsius) sagax (Quenstedt, 1806), Tiniocellus (Tiniocellus) spinipes (Roth, 1851), Oniticellus (Oniticellus) cinctus, (Fabricius, 1775), of family Scarabaeinae and Aphodius (Paraphodius) crenatus (Harold, 1862) of family Aphodiinae are new to dung beetle fauna of Pakistan and being reported for the first time.
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How to cite this article:
Nadia Noureen, Mubashar Hussain, Muhammad Faheem Malik, Sumera Afsheen. New records of dung beetle fauna from Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2015;3(3):428-430.

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