Sources

Scientific Papers

Nichols, E ., S. Spector, J. Louzada, T. Larsen, S. Amezquita, M. Favila and T. S. R. Network 2008. "Ecological functions and ecosystem services of Scarabaeine dung beetles: a review." Biological Conservation 141(6): 1461-1474.

Images

  •  Dung beetle "mug shots" ( Courtesy of  The Scarabaeine Research Network , AMNH )
  •  Dung beetle feast in Namibia ( Lowfatbrains, Flickr.com )
  •  Green dung beetle in South Africa ( Johan Strydom, Wikimedia.org )
  •  Dung beetle impact map (Elizabeth Nichols, AndrÃs Gomez, and Sacha Spector, AMNH )