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Table 2 Species captured in dung-baited traps at four or more sites. Species in shaded rows have saprophagous larvae; the rest are predatory (Webb et al. 2018)

From: Effects of urbanisation and landscape heterogeneity mediated by feeding guild and body size in a community of coprophilous beetles

  May 19th – 15th June 17th June – 25th July
Family Biplot Species Sites Total Urban Fringe Rural Total Urban Fringe Rural Total
Staphylinidae An.scu Anotylus sculpturatus 43 704 9 11 13 527 9 13 11 177
Staphylinidae An.tet Anotylus tetracarinatus 40 1230 6 4 6 52 13 13 11 1178
Scarabaeidae Vi.sti Volinus sticticus 29 218 4 10 13 197 0 3 6 21
Staphylinidae: Ox.laq Oxytelus laqueatus 22 50 6 5 7 37 4 3 2 13
Staphylinidae: Pl.are Platystethus arenarius 17 32 0 2 3 7 8 2 2 25
Hydrophilidae Ce.hae Cercyon haemorrhoidalis 12 39 0 2 5 34 3 0 2 5
Hydrophilidae Ce.mel Cercyon melanocephalus 11 30 1 1 3 20 1 2 4 10
Staphylinidae Me.pro Megarthrus prosseni 10 20 4 2 1 9 2 1 1 11
Staphylininae Bi.fim Bisnius fimetarius 9 28 1 3 4 26 0 1 1 2
Staphylinidae An.nit Anotylus nitidulus 9 17 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 17
Scarabaeidae Me.pro Melinopterus prodromus 8 16 1 3 4 16 0 0 0 0
Staphylininae Ph.var Philonthus varians 7 15 0 0 1 1 3 0 3 14
Scarabaeidae On.sim Onthophagus similis 6 20 0 0 4 12 0 1 1 8
Staphylinidae An.inu Anotylus inustus 5 11 1 2 1 7 1 1 0 4
Scarabaeidae On.coe Onthophagus coenobita 5 7 1 1 3 7 0 0 0 0
Helophoridae He.bre Heleophorus brevipalpus 5 5 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 4
Staphylininae Ph.mar Philonthus marginatus 5 5 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 1
Staphylininae Ga.pil Gabrius piliger 4 5 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 3
Hydrophilidae Ce.pyg Cercyon pygmaeus 4 4 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 1