Change Author / Owner : Dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) of the Mpala Research Centre and environs, Laikipia District, Kenya
The dung beetle fauna of the subfamily Scarabaeinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) occurring in the Laikipia District of Kenya was surveyed. A total of 79 species were found which are diagnosed, keyed, and known dung preferences discussed. Seven species are new records for Kenya, namely Allogymnopleurus indigaceous, Copris denticulatus, Euoniticellus parvus, Gymnopleurus reichei, Oniticellus egregius, Oniticellus pseudoplanatus and Sisyphus tibialis.
Citation : Gordon, Robert D. and Barbero, Enrico. 2009. Dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) of the Mpala Research Centre and environs, Laikipia District, Kenya. <i>Journal of East African Natural History<i>, 97(2): 135-164. doi:10.2982/0012-8317-97.2.135
Object Type : Smithsonian staff publication
Object Type : Electronic document
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Record ID : SILSRO_78310
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