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Overview

Distribution

Amazon basin periphery from French Guiana to Bolivia

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Source: Scarabaeinae dung beetles

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Physical Description

Size

Body length

8 to 14 mm

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Source: Scarabaeinae dung beetles

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Ecology

Habitat

Rare in primary and secondary terra firme and floodplain forest up to 1050 m; in Bolivia, occasionally in humid montane forest up to 1310 m (Hamel et al 2004)

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Trophic Strategy

Rarely to dung traps; most often captured in flight intercept traps, suggesting other, unknown feeding habits

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Barcode data: Oxysternon spiniferum

The following is a representative barcode sequence, the centroid of all available sequences for this species.


There is 1 barcode sequence available from BOLD and GenBank.

Below is the sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.

See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen.

Other sequences that do not yet meet barcode criteria may also be available.

GAT------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------TCACCTGATATAGCATTCCCACGTATAAATAATATAAGATTTTGATTACTTCCACCATCATTAACTTTATTATTAATAAGAAGAATAGTAGAAAATGGGGCTGGTACAGGTTGAACAGTTTACCCTCCATTATCTGCTAATATTGCACATAATGGTGCTTCAGTAGATTTA---GCTATTTTTAGATTACATTTAGCTGGTATTTCATCAATTCTAGGTGCAATTAATTTTATTACAACAGTTATTAATATACGATCAACTGGAATAACTTTTGATCGAATACCTTTATTTGCATGAGCTGTTGTACTTACTGCTCTATTATTATTACTTTCTTTACCTGTATTAGCAGGN---GCAATTACTATACTTTTAACAGATCGAAANTTAAATACATC
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Oxysternon spiniferum

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 1
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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