Onthophagus

noun
On·​thoph·​a·​gus | \ änˈthäfəgəs \

Definition of Onthophagus

: a widely distributed genus of scarabaeid beetles

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History and Etymology for Onthophagus

New Latin, from Greek onthos dung + New Latin -phagus (from Greek -phagos -phagous)

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“Onthophagus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Onthophagus. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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