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Genus Dellacasiellus - Subgenus Dellacasiellus

Dellacasiellus laevigatus (Haldeman) - Dellacasiellus laevigatus Aphodius sp - Dellacasiellus pseudofucosus huge aphodiine at light in pine plantation near upland pine habitat - Dellacasiellus laevigatus beetle - Dellacasiellus pseudofucosus beetle - Dellacasiellus pseudofucosus Aphodius pseudofucosus - Dellacasiellus pseudofucosus Aphodius? - Dellacasiellus claudus Aphodius? - Dellacasiellus claudus
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 Aphodiini
Genus Dellacasiellus (Subgenus Dellacasiellus)
Explanation of Names
Dellacasiellus Gordon & Skelley 2007
12 spp., all in our area(1)
NA (Canada to Mexico); most spp. in sw. US, with D. concavus ranging east to IN, and D. laevigatus restricted to se. US(1)
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.