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Animal / carrion / dead animal feeder
larva of Onthophagus coenobita feeds on dead buried corpse of Mammalia

Fungus / feeder
larva of Onthophagus coenobita feeds on fruitbody of Agaricus

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Onthophagus coenobita

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Specimens with Barcodes: 4
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Onthophagus coenobita

Onthophagus coenobita is a species of dung beetle in the genus Onthophagus.

It typically feeds on dung, but also carrion and decaying fungi.[1] It mainly feeds on human dung, but also cattle, horse, goat, sheep and pig dung.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Onthophagus coenobita (Herbst, 1783)". Watford Coleoptera Group. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Zagler, Viktoria (2009). Dung scent profiles or single scent compounds: What do dung beetles use to detect their food? (Thesis). Universität Wien. p. 27. Retrieved 14 June 2014. 
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