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Species Colobopterus erraticus

Scarabaeidae -? - Colobopterus erraticus Scarabaeidae -? - Colobopterus erraticus Aphodius erraticus dorsal - Colobopterus erraticus Dung beetle? - Colobopterus erraticus Aphodius - Colobopterus erraticus Aphodius - Colobopterus erraticus Aphodius - Colobopterus erraticus Colobopterus erraticus
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 Colobopterus
Species erraticus (Colobopterus erraticus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphodius erraticus (Linnaeus)
Orig. Comb: Scarabaeus erraticus Linnaeus 1758
Identification
large scutellum
Remarks
An introduced species.