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    Allogymnopleurus
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    Allogymnopleurus is a genus of scarab beetles in the tribe Gymnopleurini.[1] It includes 20 species; 17 are restricted to the Afrotropics, one is Afrotropical/Palearctic, and two Oriental.[2]

    Characters

    These include:[2]

    • A suture where the thorax joins the abdomen which is clearly visible (from above) at the edge of the elytra
    • A single terminal spur on each mesotibia
    • The anterior edge of the clypeus is quadridentate or sexdentate (four or six teeth on the front edge of the head)
    • Length ranges from 8.1 to 18.2 mm

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      Allogymnopleurus thalassinus on zebra dung

    References

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    2. ^ a b Davis, Adrian L.V.; Frolov, Andrey V.; Scholtz, Clarke H. (2008). The African dung beetle genera (1st ed.). Pretoria: Protea Book House. pp. 124–125. ISBN 9781869192440.
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