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Species Rhyssemus germanus

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 Rhyssemus
Species germanus (Rhyssemus germanus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Ptinus germanus Linnaeus 1767
Range
ne. North America (introduced); Europe (Skelley 2008)
Remarks
Adults come to lights (Skelley 2008)