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Genus Geopsammodius

Geopsammodius hydropicus Aegialia malkini - Geopsammodius relictillus Aegialia malkini - Geopsammodius relictillus Geopsammodius prob subpedalis from Bald Point State Park - Geopsammodius subpedalis Geopsammodius hydropicus (Horn) - Geopsammodius hydropicus Geopsammodius unsidensis Skelley - Geopsammodius unsidensis Geopsammodius unsidensis Skelley - Geopsammodius unsidensis Geopsammodius relictillus
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 Psammodiini
Genus Geopsammodius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Geopsammodius Gordon & Pittino 1992
Numbers
9 spp. in our area, 11 spp. total(2)
Size
2.3-3.5 mm(2)
Range
se. US to Honduras & French Guiana(2)
Habitat
loose, windblown sand deposits, usually associated to coastal or prehistoric beaches, often near the roots of dune stabilizing plants(2)
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