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Subgenus Drepanocanthoides

Aphodius walshii dorsal - Aphodius walshii - male Aphodius walshii lateral - Aphodius walshii - male Aphodius walshii genitalia - Aphodius walshii - male
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 Aphodius
No Taxon Subgenus Drepanocanthoides
Explanation of Names
Drepanocanthoides Schmidt 1913
Numbers
2 spp. in the genus, both in our area(1)
Range
Canada to Mexico(1)
Remarks
adults come to lights(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.