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Genus Parapsammodius

Parapsammodius puncticollis Parapsammodius puncticollis Parapsammodius bidens (Horn) - Parapsammodius bidens Parapsammodius bidens (Horn) - Parapsammodius bidens Parapsammodius bidens (Horn) - Parapsammodius bidens
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 Parapsammodius
Explanation of Names
Parapsammodius VerdĂș, Stebnicka & Galante 2006
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 4 spp. total(1)
Range
e. & so. US to the Neotropics(1)
Print References
Verdu J.R., Stebnicka Z.T., Galante E. (2006) A new Neotropical genus of the Eupariini-Psammodini complex with comparative morphology of mouthpart structures and analysis of characters among related taxa. Acta zoologica cracoviensia 49B(1-2): 55-72.
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.