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The content on this site was created by the USDA APHIS Identification Technology Program (ITP). The content is in the public domain except where otherwise indicated. However, we ask that appropriate acknowledgement is given to the authors, USDA APHIS ITP, and Wichita State University (WSU) if the information and figures from Scarab and Stag Beetles of Hawaii and the Pacific is used elsewhere.

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Suggested citation

Dunlap, Joshua B., Mary Liz Jameson, Emmy L. Engasser, Paul E. Skelley, Amanda J. Redford. 2015. Scarab and Stag Beetles of Hawaii and the Pacific. USDA APHIS Identification Technology Program (ITP). Fort Collins, CO. [date of access]

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