Canthon (scarab beetle)

Abundance: 0.01 to 79.96% (median 13.39%)

Latitudinal range: -33.9° to 49.9°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (4), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (3), temperate savanna (8), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (15), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (43), tropical/subtropical savanna (11)

Found in 84 samples

Bolivia: Parque Nacional Noel Kempff Mercado (1997 forest samples)

Brazil: Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project (contiguous forest), Fazenda Encanto (human feces baited), Fazenda Encanto (bovine meat baited), Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (diurnal traps), Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (nocturnal traps), Viçosa (cow dung), Ilha Solteira, Charles Darwin Ecological Refuge (open habitat), Charles Darwin Ecological Refuge (forest habitat), Campos Novos (feces baited), Campos Novos (carrion baited), Barreiro Protection Area (cerrado), Barreiro Protection Area (forest), Morro do Elefante, Morro do Cerrito, Campus da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Bagé (Eragrostis plana), Bagé (Eucalyptus spp.), Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project (clearcuts), Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project (1 ha forest fragment), Minimum Critical Size of Ecosystems Project (10 ha forest fragment), Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá (dry season), Floresta Nacional Contendas do Sincorá (wet season), Vilela Farm, Area de Proteção Ambiental de Cafuringa (feces-baited), Guajará Mirim e Nova Mamoré (baço bovino), Mata Seca State Park (December)

Canada: Purple Springs Grazing Reserve A, Purple Springs Grazing Reserve B, Purple Springs Grazing Reserve C, Animal Disease Research Institute (1995)

Colombia: Elí Farm (howler monkey dung baited), Elí Farm (woolly monkey dung baited), Piritáma II, Serranía de Coroza (dry forest, rainy season), Refugio del Oso de Anteojos, Serranía de Coroza (livestock use area, rainy season)

Ecuador: Chiruisla Station, Centro Cientifico de Rio Palenque (May 1975), Centro Cientifico de Rio Palenque (February 1976), Centro Cientifico de Rio Palenque (July 1976)

French Guiana: Paracou (roadside forest), Nouragues Biological Field Station (hour 21), Nouragues Research Station (2003 FIT/creek), Paracou (interior forest), Nouragues Research Station (November 2007), Amazone Nature Lodge (February 2009), Mont Grand Matoury National Nature Reserve (February 2009)

Mexico: San Jose de la Victoria, Boca del Chajul, Los Tuxtlas (coati dung/nocturnal), Los Tuxtlas (continuous forest), Los Tuxtlas (howlers present), Los Tuxtlas (howlers absent), Jalcomulco, Real Minero, Santa Rosa, San Martín Volcano (forest fragments), Vicente Guerrero (IF), Laboratorio del Desierto (dung pats), Laboratorio del Desierto (pitfall trap site 1), El Jaralillo Cattle Ranch (July), San Martín Volcano (forest-pasture edges), San Martín Volcano (pastures), Vicente Guerrero (PE), Los Tuxtlas (mosaic habitat), Los Tuxtlas (forest fragments), San Fernando (tropical deciduous forest), San Fernando (pasture with Acacia shrubs), Tepexco (June)

Suriname: Kutari

United States: Jefferson City, Blackbeard Island, Cumberland Island, East of Arapaho Prairie, Arapaho Prairie, Welder Wildlife Refuge (open chaparral), Welder Wildlife Refuge (1985), North of Caldwell (open pasture, 1979), Highland Road Observatory Park (March), Missouri Ozark Forest Ecosystem Project (no harvest management)

Uruguay: Estación Experimental del Secretariado Uruguayo de la Lana (bovine dung), Estación Experimental del Secretariado Uruguayo de la Lana (ovine dung)

See also Canthon aequinoctialis, Canthon amabilis, Canthon angustatus, Canthon bicolor, Canthon bimuculatus, Canthon bispinus, Canthon brunei, Canthon brunneus, Canthon callybaeus, Canthon carbonarius, Canthon chalcites, Canthon chalybaeus, Canthon chiriguano, Canthon curvipes, Canthon curvodilatatus, Canthon cyanellus, Canthon delgadoi, Canthon ebenus, Canthon femoralis, Canthon fulgidus, Canthon histrio, Canthon humectus, Canthon ibarragrassoi, Canthon imitator, Canthon indagaceus, Canthon indigaceus, Canthon indigaeus, Canthon juvencus, Canthon laevis, Canthon lamproderes, Canthon latipes, Canthon leechi, Canthon lituratus, Canthon lividus, Canthon lucreciae, Canthon luctuosus, Canthon luteicollis, Canthon maldonadoi, Canthon moroni, Canthon morsei, Canthon mutabilis, Canthon muticus, Canthon nigripennis, Canthon obscurielus, Canthon oliverioi, Canthon pilluliformis, Canthon pilularius, Canthon piluliformes, Canthon piluliformis, Canthon politus, Canthon praticola, Canthon proseni, Canthon puncticollis, Canthon quadriguttatus, Canthon quinquemaculatus, Canthon ryanellus, Canthon semiopacus, Canthon septemmaculatus, Canthon sericatus, Canthon simulans, Canthon sordidus, Canthon sp., Canthon sp. 1, Canthon sp. 2, Canthon sp. 3, Canthon sp. nov., Canthon subhyalinus, Canthon substriatus, Canthon triangularis, Canthon vazquezae, Canthon vigilans, Canthon virens, Canthon viridis, Canthon vulcanoae, Canthon zuninoi