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Species Aphodius lividus - Aphodius (Labarrus) lividus

dark-sutured aphodiine dung beetle - Aphodius lividus dark-sutured aphodiine dung beetle - Aphodius lividus Dung beetle - Aphodius lividus - female Aphodius lividus/pseudolividus? - Aphodius lividus Aphodius lividus/pseudolividus? - Aphodius lividus Aphodius lividus Aphodius pseudolividus ? - Aphodius lividus
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 Labarrus)
Species lividus (Aphodius (Labarrus) lividus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Labarrus lividus (Olivier)
Orig. Comb: Scarabaeus lividus Olivier 1789
Aphodius lividus (Olivier)
The very similar A. pseudolividus (1) is also here and is by all accounts much more widespread, especially in the SE.
US, Panama (2)
introduced from Europe
Print References
Angus, R.B., Wilson, C.J. & Mann, D.J. 2004. Chromosomal and aedeagal distinction between Aphodius (Labarrus) lividus Olivier, 1789 and A. (L.) pseudolividus Balthasar, 1941 (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Entomologist’s Monthly Magazine 140: 255–261.