Bumble Bee Scarab Beetles
خنفسة أم جعران
This family includes about 80 species worldwide. They are generally characterized by bodies covered in dense hair, down-curving head, and u-shaped wing cases (elytra) shorter than their abdomen and have divergent tips.
Feeds inside flowers, often in groups of several beetles. Females lay eggs in sandy river banks.
Adults are pollinators that feed on pollen and nectar. Larvae feed on decaying matter.
Open fields near water in western Jordan, including Amman, Ajloun, and Jerash.