Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version



Insecta Mundi 0787: 1–83 (2020)


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Published in 2020 by Center for Systematic Entomology, Inc. P.O. Box 141874 Gainesville, FL 32614-1874 USA


An annotated checklist of 227 species of Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) known to occur in Iowa is presented, including seven families and 79 genera. This list was developed from information gleaned during literature review, from examination of specimens deposited in 22 regional and comprehensive collections, as well as from several years of active collecting conducted by the authors around the state. Thirty-six species included here represent new state records.