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Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Species Aphodius prodromus - Aphodius (Melinopterus) prodromus

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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 Melinopterus)
Species prodromus (Aphodius (Melinopterus) prodromus)
Explanation of Names
Author: Brahm, 1790.
Introduced from Europe.