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Subgenus Blackburneus

Aphodiine dung beetle 10.06.26 (2) - Aphodius stercorosus Aphodiine dung beetle 10.06.26 (2) - Aphodius stercorosus Aphodiine dung beetle 10.06.26 (2) - Aphodius stercorosus Aphodius stercorosus Blackburneus stercorosus (Melsheimer) - Aphodius stercorosus Scarabaeidae  - Aphodius stercorosus Aphodius stercorosus Blackburneus cavidomus (Brown) - Aphodius cavidomus
Classification
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 Blackburneus
Explanation of Names
Blackburneus Schmidt 1913
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 18 spp. total(1)
Size
2.5-5.0 mm(1)
Range
New World (se. Canada to Argentina & Bolivia); in our area, B. stercorosus in e. NA (QC-MI-e.KS to FL-TX) and B. saylorea in AZ(1)
Works Cited
1.Systematic revision of the American taxa belonging to the genera Alloblackburneus Bordat, 2009 and Blackburneus Schmidt, 1913...
M. Dellacasa, G. Dellacasa, R.D. Gordon. 2011. Insecta Mundi 0204: 1-52.