Site: Eden

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