Scarab beetles have an omnivorous diet, which means they eat both meat- and plant-based food items. The specifics of the scarab beetle's diet varies with the species of scarab beetle. Some common food sources for scarab ... More »

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Scarab beetles eat vegetation and insects, while the dung beetle survives on the waste material of livestock, but no species of scarab beetle eats human flesh. The assumption that scarab beetles eat human flesh comes fro... More »

The scarab beetle, or dung beetle, is associated with death and rebirth or eternal life. Though the best-known culture revering scarab beetles was ancient Egypt, the scarab beetle is a widespread symbol throughout the an... More »

Scarab beetles eat vegetation and insects, while the dung beetle survives on the waste material of livestock, but no species of scarab beetle eats human flesh. The assumption that scarab beetles eat human flesh comes fro... More »

Adult Asian longhorned beetles eat the young bark, leaves and twigs of over 24 species of hardwood tree. These trees include the poplar, birch, maple and elm. More »

Stag beetles are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and other insects. However, they prefer eating plants and only eat other insects if no other food source is available. More »

Plant matter, leaves, fruit, seeds and wood are the most common staples in the beetle's diet. They also commonly eat fungus and decaying organic matter, such as dung and carrion. Some beetles, such as rove beetles or gro... More »

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