The scarab beetle subfamily Scarabaeinae consists of species collectively called true dung beetles. Most of the beetles of this subfamily feed exclusively on dung. Well-known members include the genera Scarabaeus and Sisyphus, and Phanaeus vindex.
- Gymnopleurini (sometimes included in Scarabaeini)
- Gymnopleurus Illiger, 1803
- Phanaeini MacLeay, 1819
- Sisyphini (sometimes included in Scarabaeini)