The Japanese word for "Scarab" is kogane-mushi コガネムシ.
- Species vs. Familykogane-mushi コガネムシ may refer specifically to the Mimela splendens, a species within the family Scarabaeidae. The word コガネムシ科 refers specifically to the family.
- kogane.jp is the website for "The Japanese Society of Scarabaeoidology."
Beware: some kanji that are difficult to handwrite are easy to type on the computer, which may skew the usage statistics.