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Subgenus Oscarinus

beetle - Aphodius rusicola Aphodius #2 - Aphodius rusicola Aphodius #2 - Aphodius rusicola Aphodiine Dung Beetle - Aphodius rusicola Aphodius (Oscarinus) welderi Gordon and Skelley - Aphodius welderi Beetle - Aphodius rusicola 20150522-DSC_0186 - Aphodius rusicola I06A9600 - Aphodius rusicola
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 Aphodiini
Genus Aphodius
No Taxon Subgenus Oscarinus
Explanation of Names
Oscarinus Gordon & Skelley 2007
16 spp. in our area, 18 total(1)
e. & sw. NA(1)
Works Cited
1.A Monograph of the Aphodiini Inhabiting the United States and Canada (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae:Aphodiini)
Robert D. Gordon & Paul E. Skelley. 2007. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute.