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Subgenus Colobopterus

Aphodiine Scarab 3 - Aphodius erraticus Scarabaeidae -? - Aphodius erraticus Scarabaeidae -? - Aphodius erraticus Scarabaeidae -? - Aphodius erraticus Aphodius erraticus dorsal - Aphodius erraticus Dung beetle? - Aphodius erraticus Aphodius - Aphodius erraticus Aphodius - Aphodius erraticus
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 Colobopterus
Explanation of Names
Colobopterus Mulsant 1842
A single (adventive) species in our area, 6 spp. total(1)
Oriental and Palaearctic; adventive in e. 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.