Scarab

Upper Volta 1981Republic of Benin 2000Bulgaria 2020France 1956
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle (right lower)
Scarabaeus typhon
(Scarabaeidae)
Republic of Niger 2000Egypt 1983Cambodia 2000
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus aeratus
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabeus aegyptlorum
(Scarabaeidae)
South Western Africa 1987Finland 1995Cambodia 1998
Green Dung Beetle
Garreta nitens
(Scarabaeidae)
European Scaraboid Beetle
Geotrupes stercorarius
(Scarabaeidae)
European Scaraboid Beetle
Geotrupes geotrupes
(Scarabaeidae)
Nicaragua 1988Uruguay 2013
Neotropical Dung Beetle
Sulcophanaeus chryseicollis
(Scarabaeidae)
Dung Beetle
Sulcophanaeus menelas
(Scarabaeidae)
MontSerrat 1994United States of America 1999Nicaragua 1988Cuba 1988
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus mexicanus
(Scarabaeidae)
Dung Beetle
Phanaeus vindex
(Scarabaeidae)
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus demon
(Scarabaeidae)
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus leander
(Scarabaeidae)
Nicaragua 1988Republic of Suriname 1993Republic of Suriname 1993Honduras 2003
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus pyrois
(Scarabaeidae)
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus festivus
(Scarabaeidae)
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus lancifer
(Scarabaeidae)
Phanaeus Scarab Beetle
Phanaeus eximius
(Scarabaeidae)


Ancient Greek 535BC SILVERAnnobon Islands 2013 COPPER-NICKELCook Islands 2017 SILVERCrimea 2014 COPPER
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)

Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus sacer
(Scarabaeidae)
(COLEOPTERA)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus typhon
(Scarabaeidae)
(COLEOPTERA)
Scarab Beetle
Scarabaeus typhon
(Scarabaeidae)
(COLEOPTERA)


In ancient Egypt, the Scarabaeus sacer insect which rolls the ball of excrement was considered to be the incarnation of God which carries the sun. Then, the faith which engraves a stone etc. with the figure of this insect and is used as a charm was produced. Large naturalist Linne in the 18th century was connected with this historical fact, and named a kind of the insect of the typical excrement which rolls the ball of excrement Scarabius sakeru, i.e., "a sacred beetle." In France, it is put into French and it is called Scarab sakeru. Fabre had deep concern in the figure which rolls the excrement, and the ecology was clarified by the thorough observation and the experiment which was rich in originality and creativity. It could also be considered to be the reason led to "incarnation of God" Scarab that Fabre was able to write the great work as rich "account of an insect" as that.

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