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Genus Aegialia

Scarab Beetle - Aegialia blanchardi Aegialia arenaria Aphodiinae - Aegialia latispina Aphodiinae - Aegialia latispina Aegialia arenaria Aegialia crescenta dung beetle - Aegialia blanchardi Pidgeon Point 3 - Aegialia crassa
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 Aegialiini
Genus Aegialia
Explanation of Names
Aegialia Latreille 1807
Numbers
27 spp. in our area, 44 spp. total(1)
Range
Holarctic + 1 S. American sp.(1)
Habitat
very sandy substrates, like stream deposited sand bars, wind deposited sand dunes, sea-side dunes, etc.; most frequently collected by sifting debris(1)