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Genus Labarrus

dark-sutured aphodiine dung beetle - Labarrus pseudolividus Aphodius (Labarrus) pseudolividus (Balthasar) - Labarrus pseudolividus  Aphodius (Labarrus) pseudolividus  - Labarrus pseudolividus Beetle - Labarrus pseudolividus 9051283 scarab - Labarrus pseudolividus Aphodiinae - Labarrus pseudolividus Aphodiinae - Labarrus pseudolividus Labarrus pseudolividus? - Labarrus pseudolividus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
Superfamily Scarabaeoidea
Family Scarabaeidae (Scarab Beetles)
Subfamily Aphodiinae (Aphodiine Dung Beetles)
Tribe Aphodiini
Genus Labarrus
Explanation of Names
Labarrus Mulsant & Rey 1870
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (both prob. adventive), 3 in the New World, 16 worldwide (1)
Range
Worldwide (1)
Remarks
BugGuide images "...identified as lividus all need to be scrutinized. For the thousands of Labarrus I've seen from the US, I'd say less than 50 are true lividus. There are some subtle leg characters I've recognized beyond the tibial spur character, but genital characters are definitive." ―Paul E. Skelley, pers.comm. to =v= 25.viii.2023
Works Cited
1.A Monograph of the Aphodiini Inhabiting the United States and Canada (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae:Aphodiini)
Robert D. Gordon & Paul E. Skelley. 2007. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute.