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Genus Aidophus

Aidophus skelleyi aphodiine - Aidophus parcus aphodiine - Aidophus parcus aphodiine - Aidophus parcus aphodiine - Aidophus parcus Aidophus parcus (Horn) - Aidophus parcus Aidophus parcus (Horn) - Aidophus parcus
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 Didactyliini
Genus Aidophus
Explanation of Names
Aidophus Balthasar 1963
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 12 spp. total(1)
Size
3.0-5.0 mm(1)
Identification
The only sp. likely to be confused with this is Aphodius phalerioides, but that has the hind tibia with the typical transverse carina.
Range
e. US to Argentina & Chile(1)
Remarks
frequently collected at lights or in flight intercept traps(1)