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Species Platytomus longulus

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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 Platytomus
Species longulus (Platytomus longulus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platytomus longulus (Cartwright)
Orig. Comb: Pleurophorus longulus Cartwright 1948
Numbers
6 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Identification

Platytomus longulus (Cartwright)
Det. E. G. Riley 2009
Range
OK-TX-FL / Mex. to S. Amer. (2)(3)(4)
Season
Apr-Nov (BG data)
Remarks
most widely dist. sp. in TX & FL (3)(4)
Print References
Cartwright, O.L. 1948. The American species of Pleurophorus (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Transactions of the American Entomological Society 74: 131-145.
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.List of Coleoptera Collected in Latimer County, Oklahoma by Karl Stephan (2002)
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
4.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.