Dung Beetle

Names: Dung Beetle

Dung beetles are beetles which feed partly or exclusively on feces. They belong to the superfamily Scarabaeoidea

There are 3 types of dung beetles depending on how they handle and use dung:

  1. Rollers, roll dung into balls.  The dung balls are used for food or brooding chambers
  2. Tunnellers, bury dung where they find it
  3. Dwellers live in the dung