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Photo#1493077
Scarab - Aphodius rufipes

Scarab - Aphodius rufipes
Wolf Laurel, Madison County, North Carolina, USA
June 15, 2010
Size: 10mm

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Moved
Moved from Aphodius.

Moved, Aphodius (s. lat.) sp.
was it really 10 mm?

Moved from ID Request.

 
Surprisingly
The size is why I thought it wasn't Aphodius. Are there any that get that large?

 
yes, Acrossus rufipes does (which this may be)
I cannot confirm it though from these images and no longer have literature for them (do you have Harpootlian's scarabs of SC book?)

 
Jessop
That's the one I just came to on the DUMP guide to Aphodius key. It's for UK species, but A. rufipes looked really close and also occurs in the U.S. I don't have that book, but I can see if I can find a description in the literature. What image could I take that would help?

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