Coelus globosus

Coelus globosus
Coelus globosus
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Tenebrionidae
Genus: Coelus
Species: C. globosus
Binomial name
Coelus globosus
Leconte, "1851" 1852

Coelus globosus is a species of beetle in family Tenebrionidae. It is found in Mexico and the United States.

The Globose Dune Beetle inhabits foredunes and sand hummocks immediately bordering the coast from Bodega Bay Head to Ensenada, Baja California, and all of the Channel Islands except San Clemente Island.[1]



  1. ^ Evans, A.V. and Hogue, J.N. 2006. Field guide to beetles of California. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press.

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