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Genus Aegialia

A. strigatus? - Aegialia Scarab 4 - Aegialia Aegialia spinosa Gordon and Cartwright - Aegialia spinosa Aphodiinae - Aegialia latispina Aegialia arenaria Tiny Digging Beetle - Aegialia Aegialia convexa? - Aegialia Aegialia opifex
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Scarab, Stag and Bess Beetles)
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Aphodiinae (Aphodiine Dung Beetles)
Tribe Aegialiini
Genus Aegialia
Explanation of Names
Aegialia Latreille 1807
27 spp. in our area, 44 spp. total(1)
Holarctic + 1 S. American sp.(1)
very sandy substrates, like stream deposited sand bars, wind deposited sand dunes, sea-side dunes, etc.; most frequently collected by sifting debris(1)