East coordinate: 377379
North Coordinate: 9950341
Site Description: Secondary Forest
Scientific name: Deltochilum amazonicum
Common name: Dung or Coprophagous beetle
Natural History: Nocturnal habits, these beetles roll balls of food, which are used primarily for oviposition and the nutritional development of the larvae.
General distribution: Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.
Distribution in Ecuador: It is found between 100 and 1450 m, and mainly associated with terra firme and floodplain forest.
Conservation Status: Not Evaluated
CITES: No annexed