While only about .25 inches in length, you should be thanking this and other dung beetle species for their tireless work. Although this particular species is a non-native from Eurasia, they lend a helpful hand in dealing with horse, cow, and other herbivores’ poop. We’d be in a pile of trouble without them.

Size: Body length 6.5 mm – 9.5 mm 

Photo by: Morgan McNeill on 5/5/22 in Corvallis, MT