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Books

Alfred A, Knopf, Inc. National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Insects and Spiders.  New York: Knopf, 1980.

Budge, E. A. Wallis. Mummy: A Handbook of Egyptian Funerary Archeology. Kessinger Publishing, 2003 (original publication 1893).

Gullan, P.J. and P.S. Cranston. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology. 3rd edition. Malden: Blackwell Publishing, 2005.

Waldbauer, Gilbert. What Good Are Bugs?: Insects in the Web of Life. New Ed edition. Harvard University Press, 2004.

Websites

Aisthorpe, Jill. “Dung beetles – Biology and life cycles.” Queensland Government (Australia). Accessed May 13, 2007. http://www2.dpi.qld.gov.au/beef/13129.html

Cambefort, Yves. “Beetles as Religious Symbols.” Insects on the Web. Dexter Sear. Accessed May 12, 2007.
http://www.insects.org/ced2/beetles_rel_sym.html

Davidson, Keay. “Dung beetle a marvel of navigation, if not diet.” SFGate.com. Hearst Communications Inc. July 7, 2003. Accessed May 13, 2007. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2003/07/07/MN111325.DTL

Koday, Ed. “Scarab Beetles.” Koday's Kids Amazing Insects, Ivy Hall Elementary School (Illinois). Accessed May 12, 2007. http://www.ivyhall.district96.k12.il.us/4TH/KKHP/1INSECTS/scarab.html

Niogret, Jérôme, Jean-Pierre Lumaret, and Michel Bertrand. “Host selection under predation pressure: case of mites and flies both phoretic on the same dung beetle.” Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (France). Accessed May 12, 2007. http://www.cefe.cnrs.fr/eaam/pdf/2006%20ICA.pdf

Ramel, Gordon. “In Praise of Dung Beetles.” Earth-Life. Accessed May 12, 2007. http://www.earthlife.net/insects/dung.html

Richardson, Patricia & Dick. “Dung beetles and their effects on soil.” Managing Wholes. Accessed May 13, 2007.
http://managingwholes.com/dung-beetles.htm

Roach, John. “For Dung Beetles, Monkey Business Is Serious Stuff.” May 26, 2004. National Geographic News. Accessed May 13, 2007. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/05/0526_040526_dungbeetles.html

Roach, John. “Owls Use Dung to ‘Fish’ for Beetles.” September 1, 2004. National Geographic News. Accessed May 13, 2007. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2004/09/0901_040901_owl_poop.html

Thomas, Michelle. “Dung Beetle Benefits in the Pasture Ecosystem.” ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service. Accessed May 13, 2007. http://attra.ncat.org/attra-pub/dungbeetle.html

Verdú, José R., Alfonso Díaz, and Galante, Eduardo. Abstract of “Thermoregulatory strategies in two closely related sympatric Scarabaeus species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeinae).” Blackwell Synergy. Accessed May 12, 2007. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.0307-6962.2004.0359.x?cookieSet=1&journalCode=pen

“Dung beetle.” BBC Science and Nature – Wildfacts (UK). Accessed May 13, 2007
http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/wildfacts/factfiles/498.shtml

 “Dung beetle.” Wikipedia. Accessed May 12, 2007. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dung_beetle

 “Dung Beetles and the Sacred Scarabs of Ancient Egypt.” Kendall Bioresearch Services. Accessed May 12, 2007.
http://www.kendall-bioresearch.co.uk/scarab.htm

Last Updated December 1, 2008