The square-chined, short-legged dung-beetle excels in the art of manufacturing gourds.
The carbuncle of the dung-beetle of the Pampas suggested the question.
He had a peculiar power of expressing volumes in an epithet; and the epithet he gave to the Egoist was "dung-beetle."
I know in my neighbourhood one dung-beetle and one alone who also works among carrion.
She knew very well he was not a rose-beetle; he was a dung-beetle.
Hitzig thinks that the god was represented under the symbol of the Scarabus pillularius, or dung-beetle.
It has been suggested that Baalzebub was the dung-beetle, Scarabaeus pillularius, worshipped in Egypt.
Our modern knights might be very handsomely represented in steel-blue armour, made from the wings of the dung-beetle.
In the same manner, nothing changes in the art of the dung-beetle, victualling himself with materials in this mine or that.
One or more species of the dung-beetle mites (Gamasid) have also been known to fasten themselves on man.