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Genus Odontolytes

Auperia denominata (Chevrolat) - Odontolytes denominatus Auperia denominata (Chevrolat) - Odontolytes denominatus
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 Eupariini
Genus Odontolytes
Explanation of Names
Odontolytes Koshantschikov 1916
Numbers
A single species in our area, 19 total(1)
Range
so. US (FL, TX) to South America & West Indies(2)
Print References
Krell F.-T., Dellacasa G., Dellacasa M. (2011) Auperia Jacquelin-Duval is a junior synonym of Euparia Le Peletier de Saint-Fargeau and Serville and Odontolytes Kozhantshikov is the valid name for Auperia sensu Stebnicka (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Coleop. Bull. 65(2):173-176