Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphonides Rivers 1889
"Can be recognized by the 9-segmented antennae, narrowly subtruncate to narrowly rounded clypeal apex, strong frontoclypeal carina, large and semicircularly rounded mandibles and robust body form. Close examination of the antennomeres is necessary because the subdivided 5th segment can cause the antenna to appear 10-segmented." -Ratcliffe et al. 2013
Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. Also found in northern Sonora and Durango, Mexico.
Oak and juniper woodlands and mesquite bosque.
Very little known of the immature stages or life history.
"Anoplognatho dunianus is rarely collected even though it has a relatively broad distribution" Ratcliffe et al. 2013.
B.C. Ratcliffe, R.D. Cave, E.B. Cano. 2013. The Dynastine scarab beetles of Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae)