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Scarabaeinae

National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Scarabaeine dung beetles are the dominant dung feeding group of insects and are widely used as model organisms in conservation… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The Neotropical genus Coprophanaeus Olsoufieff (1924), as classified here, comprises 38 species distributed among three subgenera… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
The objective of this paper is to present a comprehensive review of all published and unpublished (more than 50% of the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Clear understanding of the links between ecological functions and biodiversity is needed to assess and predict the true… Expand
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
1. Secondary and plantation forests are becoming increasingly widespread in the tropics. A recent meta-analysis on the impacts of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
The dung beetles (Scarabaeinae) include ca. 5000 species and exhibit a diverse array of morphologies and behaviors. This… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Although insects are crucial for maintaining ecosystem function, our understanding of their overall response to human activity… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
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