Observations in the Family: Scarabaeidae

Common Name: Scarabbeetles

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Monkeybeetle on Kallossie

Monkeybeetle on Kallossie
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Middagberg summit Agtertafelberg to Middagberg traverse sw Spitskop
Observed: 28th December 2014
Added: 30th April 2015
Likely ID: Hopliini
Identifications:1
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Dotty on Daisy

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th April 2015
Added: 29th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Many Dotty

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 28th April 2015
Added: 28th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Beetle on herb

Beetle on herb
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Dreyersdal Rd Bergvliet
Observed: 30th November 2014
Added: 28th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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dung beetle

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By: rianabate
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Location: Olifantshoek
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 27th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Small, approx 10 mm

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Small hairy beetle

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By: rianabate
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Location: Olifantshoek
Observed: 27th April 2015
Added: 27th April 2015
Identifications:2
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Approx 20 mm long

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Heli monkey striped hairy

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By: sallyslak
Botanical Society of South Africa
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Location: River north
Observed: 14th February 2015
Added: 26th April 2015
Likely ID: Hopliini
Identifications:1
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Scarab

Scarab
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Highover - Lodge
Observed: 1st November 2014
Added: 26th April 2015
Identifications:1
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Beetle

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By: rianabate
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Location: The Ranch
Observed: 24th April 2015
Added: 25th April 2015
Likely ID: Copris
Identifications:1
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Description:

Approx 15 - 20 mm long

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Big Horn

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Location: Kololo
Observed: 31st January 2014
Added: 25th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Dotty

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 23rd April 2015
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
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Scarab on River Heath

Scarab on River Heath
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Hex River - Matroosberg: Spekrivierkloof River trail at base
Observed: 26th October 2014
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:2
Comments:1
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Scarab

Scarab
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Hex River - Matroosberg: Spekrivierkloof River trail at base
Observed: 26th October 2014
Added: 24th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
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Scarabaeidae sp.

Scarabaeidae sp.
By: Nicky vB
Botanical Society of South AfricaCustodians of Rare and Endangered WildflowersMountain Club of SA (South Cape)OutrampsSucculent Society of South Africa
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Location: Weltevreden Farm - Nieu Bethesda
Observed: 21st December 2011
Added: 23rd April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:1
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Male and female

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By: rianabate
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Location: N14, Vryburg
Observed: 20th April 2015
Added: 21st April 2015
Likely ID: Heliocopris
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:2
Description:

Approx 50 mm

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Monkeybeetle on Cluster Spiderhead

Monkeybeetle on Cluster Spiderhead
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A17 Tokai burned
Observed: 9th September 2014
Added: 20th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Blue Daisy Monkey

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Likely ID: Hopliini
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Orange Flower Monkey

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 19th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Likely ID: Hopliini
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Black coleoptera

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By: yadz
Location: Durban, South Africa
Observed: 9th April 2015
Added: 19th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Black beetle, found on the ground and is flightless. Approximately 1cm.

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Dung Beetle

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Location: Medike
Observed: 6th April 2015
Added: 18th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:4
Comments:0
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Little Goliath

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Location: Venda Village Leshiba
Observed: 31st January 2015
Added: 17th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:4
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Temnortynchus

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By: rianabate
Entomological Society of Southern Africa
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Location: presidentsrus light trap 1
Observed: 13th April 2015
Added: 14th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
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Striped Beetles

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By: Colin Ralston
Garden Route Botanical Garden
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Location: GRBG
Observed: 12th April 2015
Added: 12th April 2015
Likely ID: Hopliini
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
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Monkey Beetle caught

Beetle caught
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A7b Tokai
Observed: 4th September 2014
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

I thought beetles were generally too tough for most spiders?

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Monkeybeetle on Clockflower

Monkeybeetle on Clockflower
By: Tony Rebelo
Botanical Society of South Africa A-teamCape Bird ClubEntomological Society of Southern AfricaFriends of Tokai ParkProtea Atlas ProjectSenior Scout AdventureSouth African National Biodiversity InstituteSouth African National Parks Honorary RangersToyota Enviro OutreachWestern Leopard Toad Volunteer
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Location: Block A8a Tokai
Observed: 3rd September 2014
Added: 7th April 2015
Likely ID: Anisonyx ursinus
Identifications:1
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Monkeybeetle on Common Pinspiderhead

Monkeybeetle on Common Pinspiderhead
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Block A8a Tokai
Observed: 3rd September 2014
Added: 7th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Monkeybeetle

Monkeybeetle
By: Tony Rebelo
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Location: Dreyersdal Road Bergvliet
Observed: 3rd September 2014
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
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Glossiest Fruit Chafer (Hoekwil)

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By: Shaun Swanepoel
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Location: Woodville
Observed: 6th April 2015
Added: 6th April 2015
Identifications:2
Agreements:2
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Fruit Chafer

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Location: Catapu, Mozambique
Observed: 23rd November 2014
Added: 6th April 2015
Likely ID: Leucocelis
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
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small chafer

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Location: Catapu, Mozambique
Observed: 24th November 2014
Added: 6th April 2015
Likely ID: Scarabaeidae
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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