oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Seasonal patterns in dung feeding Scarabaeidae in the southern Cape
|Article Title||Seasonal patterns in dung feeding Scarabaeidae in the southern Cape|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 South African Forestry Research Institute, Saasveld Forestry Research Centre, George|
|Publication Date||Sep 1986|
|Pages||359 - 366|
|Keyword(s)||Activity patterns, Coprophagous beetles, Dung beetles, Dung feeding, Endocoprids, Paracoprids, Scarabaeidae, Seasonal patterns, Species composition and Telecoprids|
Dung beetles active on cow pads were collected over an II month period. The coprophagous beetles were identified and separated into three groups, namely endocoprids, telecoprids and paracoprids. We report on seasonal variation in species composition, species richness and activity patterns.
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