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Omorgus  Erichson, 1847
Taxonomic Serial No.: 929706

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Chesas Burmeister, 1876
    Lagopelas Burmeister, 1876
    Megalotrox De Borre, 1886
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  Current Standing: valid  
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2012   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderScarabeiformia Crowson, 1960  
                                        SuperfamilyScarabaeoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyTrogidae MacLeay, 1819  
                                              GenusOmorgus Erichson, 1847  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Omorgus asper LeConte, 1854  
                                                 Species Omorgus carinatus (Loomis, 1922)  
                                                 Species Omorgus fuliginosus (Robinson, 1941)  
                                                 Species Omorgus howelli (Howden and Vaurie, 1957) – Caracara commensal scarab 
                                                 Species Omorgus inflatus (Loomis, 1922)  
                                                 Species Omorgus monachus (Herbst, 1790)  
                                                 Species Omorgus nodosus (Robinson, 1940)  
                                                 Species Omorgus punctatus (Germar, 1824)  
                                                 Species Omorgus rubricans (Robinson, 1946)  
                                                 Species Omorgus scabrosus (Palisot de Beauvois, 1818)  
                                                 Species Omorgus scutellaris (Say, 1824)  
                                                 Species Omorgus suberosus (Fabricius, 1775)  
                                                 Species Omorgus tesselatus LeConte, 1854  
                                                 Species Omorgus texanus LeConte, 1854  
                                                 Species Omorgus tomentosus (Robinson, 1941)  
                                                 Species Omorgus tytus (Robinson, 1941)  
                                                 Species Omorgus umbonatus LeConte, 1854  

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  Source: Checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm, website (version 4)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: Smith, A.B.T. 2009. Checklist and Nomenclatural Authority File of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm. Version 4. Electronically published, Ottawa, Canada. 97 pp., available online at   
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