"This time to a scarab beetle"

Scarab Beetle, painting in Egyptian tomb
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeScarab Beetle, painting in Egyptian tomb - Credit: Hajor

Scarab beetle may refer to either a beetle of the family Scarabaeidae, or to the dung beetle, especially the Scarabaeus sacer worshipped by the ancient Egyptians as an embodiment of the god Khepri.

Dung beetle (Scarabaeus laticollis)
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeDung beetle (Scarabaeus laticollis) - Credit: Rafael Brix