Clarke H. Scholtz

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Photo:  Clarke Scholtz collecting
semi-aquatic dung beetles at
Kruger National Park, South Africa,  January 1996.

Clarke Scholtz is a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the University of Pretoria. His research interests in scarabs are broad. He published a world catalog of the family Trogidae (1982) as well as revisions of trogids in Africa and Australia, is currently involved with morphological and molecular studies to answer questions about phylogenetic trends in the Scarabaeoidea, and mentors a number of students interested in various aspects of scarab biology, morphology, and taxonomy. He has published numerous papers on Trogidae, Scarabaeinae, Ochodaeidae, and Geotrupinae, and scarabaeoid relationships.

Department of Entomology
University of Pretoria
0002 Pretoria

TEL: (012) 4209111
FAX: (012) 343 3136

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