Dichotomius (scarab beetle)

Abundance: 0.09 to 65.30% (median 6.02%)

Latitudinal range: -33.9° to 30.3°

Habitats: desert/xeric shrubland (2), temperate broadleaf/mixed forest (1), temperate savanna (1), tropical/subtropical dry broadleaf forest (21), tropical/subtropical moist broadleaf forest (37), tropical/subtropical savanna (7)

Found in 69 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), Viçosa (horse 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), Fazenda Canchim, Manga Rosa, Morro do Elefante, Morro do Cerrito, Campus da Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, 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)

Colombia: Elí Farm (howler monkey dung baited), Elí Farm (woolly monkey dung baited), Piritáma II, Reserva Natural La Planada (primary forest site 1), Serranía de Coroza (dry forest, rainy season), Reserva Natural La Planada (secondary forest site 1), Reserva Natural La Planada (pasture site 1), Reserva Natural La Planada (cropland site 1), 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), Paracou (interior forest)

Mexico: 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), 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)

Panama: El Hato del Volcan (large traps), El Hato del Volcan (small traps)

Suriname: Kutari

United States: Highland Road Observatory Park (March)

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

See also Dichotomius acuticornis, Dichotomius affinis, Dichotomius amplicolis, Dichotomius amplicollis, Dichotomius apicalis, Dichotomius assifer, Dichotomius batesi, Dichotomius belus, Dichotomius bicuspis, Dichotomius boreus, Dichotomius bos, Dichotomius carbonarius, Dichotomius carinatus, Dichotomius carolinus, Dichotomius centralis, Dichotomius colonicus, Dichotomius crinicollis, Dichotomius cuprinus, Dichotomius depressicollis, Dichotomius fimbriatus, Dichotomius fissus, Dichotomius fortestriatus, Dichotomius geminatus, Dichotomius glaucus, Dichotomius globulus, Dichotomius imitator, Dichotomius laevicollis, Dichotomius lucasi, Dichotomius luctuosus, Dichotomius mamillatus, Dichotomius maya, Dichotomius melzeri, Dichotomius mormon, Dichotomius mundus, Dichotomius nimuendajui, Dichotomius nisus, Dichotomius ohausi, Dichotomius opacipennis, Dichotomius piceus, Dichotomius podalirius, Dichotomius prietoi, Dichotomius protectus, Dichotomius puncticolis, Dichotomius puncticollis, Dichotomius quinquelobatus, Dichotomius robustus, Dichotomius satanas, Dichotomius semiaeneus, Dichotomius semisquamosus, Dichotomius sericeus, Dichotomius sexdentatus, Dichotomius sp., Dichotomius sp. 1, Dichotomius sp. 2, Dichotomius sp. 4, Dichotomius sp. 5, Dichotomius sp. 5 (calcaratus grp), Dichotomius sp. 6, Dichotomius sp. 8, Dichotomius sp. C, Dichotomius subaeneus, Dichotomius triangulariceps, Dichotomius worontzowi, Dichotomius yucatanus