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*Scarabaeus hastatus* Fabricius, 1781 M ? type

This specimen is from William Hunter's collection, which contains types from contemporary entomologists such as Fabricius, Olivier and Drury. This species was described by Fabricius and re-described and figured by Olivier (1789). See Staig (1930) Vol 1, p. 83 for discussion on type and name status. The other specimen may be another of the same; Hunter's cabinet usually contained insects in pairs, …