What is another word for scarab beetle?

Pronunciation: [skˈaɹab bˈiːtə͡l] (IPA)

The scarab beetle, also known as the dung beetle, is a majestic insect that has been worshipped by many ancient cultures. It has been known to symbolize resurrection and the cycles of life and death. In different regions of the world, the scarab beetle goes by several other names. In Latin, it is called Scarabaeus, whereas in German it is known as Mistkäfer. In Spanish, it goes by Escarabajo and in French, it is known as Scarabee. Some Native American tribes refer to it as the chaser beetle. Despite its many names, one thing is for sure, the scarab beetle is a fascinating creature.

What are the hypernyms for Scarab beetle?

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