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Species Teuchestes fossor

Beetle - Teuchestes fossor Teuchestes fossor (Linnaeus) - Teuchestes fossor - male Most likely suspect, Fossor... - Teuchestes fossor Scarab beetle - Teuchestes fossor Little black scarab  - Teuchestes fossor Aphodiinae on a snowpack  - Teuchestes fossor Aphodiinae on a snowpack  - Teuchestes fossor Aphodiinae on a snowpack  - Teuchestes fossor
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 Aphodiini
Genus Teuchestes
Species fossor (Teuchestes fossor)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphodius fossor (Linnaeus 1758)
=triangulum Piller and Mitterpacher, brunneus Mulsant
Identification

Det. P. Skelley
Range
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.