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Species Aphodius fossor - Aphodius (Teuchestes) fossor

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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 Aphodius
No Taxon (Subgenus Teuchestes)
Species fossor (Aphodius (Teuchestes) fossor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphodius fossor (Linnaeus 1758)
=triangulum Piller and Mitterpacher, brunneus Mulsant

Det. P. Skelley
native to the Palaearctic (Europe to Siberia), adventive and widespread in NA(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.