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    Copris: Brief Summary
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    Genus of dung beetles

    Copris is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Coprini (subfamily Scarabaeinae) of the scarab family. It comprises more than 250 tunnelling species and has an almost worldwide distribution.

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    Copris
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    Genus of dung beetles

    Copris is a genus of dung beetles in the tribe Coprini (subfamily Scarabaeinae) of the scarab family.[1] It comprises more than 250 tunnelling species and has an almost worldwide distribution.[2][1]

    Species

    Some of the diversity in this large genus is shown in these images:

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      C. arizonensis Schaeffer, 1906

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      C. elphenor Klug, 1855

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      C. fidius (Olivier, 1789)

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      C. hispanus (Linnaeus, 1764)

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      C. incertus Say, 1835

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      C. lunaris (Linnaeus, 1758)

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      C. magicus Harold, 1881

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      C. ochus Motschulsky, 1860

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      C. punctulatus Wiedemann, 1823

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      C. sacontala Redtenbacher, 1848

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      C. siamensis Gillet, 1910

    See also

    References

    1. ^ a b Scholtz, Clarke H.; Davis, Adrian L. V.; Kryger, Ute (2009). Evolutionary biology and conservation of dung beetles. Sofia-Moscow: Pensoft Pub. ISBN 978-954-642-517-1..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
    2. ^ "Copris - Wikispecies". species.wikimedia.org. Retrieved 26 November 2016.

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