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Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Scarabaeinae
Tribus: Onitini
Genus: Bubas
Species (3): B. bison – B. bubaloides – B. bubalus


Bubas Mulsant, 1842


Primary references[edit]

  • Mulsant, E. 1842: Histoire naturelle des Coléoptères de France. Lamellicornes. Lyon et. Paris: Maison, Libraire Pt 2.

Additional references[edit]

  • Colomba, M. S.; Vitturi, R.; Libertini, A.; Gregorini, A. and Zunino, M. (January 2006) "Heterochromatin of the scarab beetle, Bubas bison (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) II. Evidence for AT-rich compartmentalization and a high amount of rDNA copies" Micron 37(1): pp. 47-51
  • Kirk, A. A. (1983) "The biology of Bubas bison (L.) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in southern France and its potential for recycling dung in Australia" Bulletin of Entomological Research 73: pp. 129-136
  • Klemperer, H. G. (1981) "Nest construction and larval behaviour of Bubas bison (L.) and Bubas bubalus (01.) (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)" Ecological Entomology 6(1): pp. 23-33.
  • Zunino, M. 1974: Il genere Bubas Muls. (Coleoptera, Scarabaeoidea). Bollettino dell'Istituto e Museo di Zoologia dell'Università de Torino 1974(3): 15–24.


  • Schoolmeesters, P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page.  [accessed on March 1, 2017]