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Species Aphodius vittatus - Aphodius (Planolinellus) vittatus

Aphodius? - Aphodius vittatus Aphodius sp. - Aphodius vittatus Planolinellus vittatus (Say) - Aphodius vittatus - male Planolinellus vittatus - Aphodius vittatus
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 Planolinellus)
Species vittatus (Aphodius (Planolinellus) vittatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Planolinellus vittatus (Say)
Orig. Comb: Aphodius vittatus Say 1825
Body length 3.2-4.4 mm (1)
black with reddish maculations on each elytron (1)
native to the Palaearctic, adventive and widespread in NA(2)
Life Cycle
Adults are surface dung generalists (1)