University of Pretoria: Dung Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae)

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Publication date:
30 March 2020
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Dung Beetle collections housed at the South African National Collection of Insects, Pretoria.

Data Records

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GBIF Registration

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Clarke Scholtz
  • Originator
  • Point Of Contact
Project Leader
University of Pretoria
Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Pretoria
0002 Pretoria
(+27) 124203236
Fhatani Ranwashe
  • User
Data Technician
Private Bag X7, Kirstenbosch
7735 Claremont
Western Cape
Fhatani Ranwashe

Geographic Coverage

southern Africa collections

Bounding Coordinates South West [-36.1, 0], North East [-17, 38]

Taxonomic Coverage

No Description available

Order Coleoptera
Family Scarabaeidae
Subfamily Scarabaeinae

Temporal Coverage

Start Date / End Date 1900-01-01 / 2013-01-01

Additional Metadata

Alternative Identifiers df14ad14-c42d-4527-af3d-204892b6de43