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Genus Pleurophorus

   - Pleurophorus caesus A little bug. - Pleurophorus caesus  Pleurophorus_caesus_ZE.5049_dorsal  - Pleurophorus caesus  Pleurophorus_caesus_ZE.5049_lateral - Pleurophorus caesus Aphodius Stenotothorax species?  - Pleurophorus caesus Aphodius Stenotothorax species?  - Pleurophorus caesus Del Puerto Canyon N32 - Pleurophorus caesus Del Puerto Canyon N32 - Pleurophorus caesus
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 Pleurophorus
Explanation of Names
Pleurophorus Mulsant 1842
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in the New World, ~30 spp. total(1)
Range
native to the Old World (Eurasia & Africa, widespread), adventive in the New World (Canada to Chile)(1)