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Genus Leiopsammodius

Leiopsammodius ocmulgeei Harpootlian, Gordon and Woodruff  - Leiopsammodius ocmulgeei Psammodiini - Leiopsammodius malkini 052112Beetle2 - Leiopsammodius malkini small aphodiine at light on ground sheet - Leiopsammodius malkini small aphodiine at light on ground sheet - Leiopsammodius malkini small aphodiine at light on ground sheet - Leiopsammodius malkini Leiopsammodius?  from upland pine habitat at uv light - Leiopsammodius malkini
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 Leiopsammodius
Explanation of Names
Leiopsammodius Rakovic 1981
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, 14 in the New World, 38 worldwide(1)
Size
2.4-3.8 mm(1)
Identification
key to spp. in(2)
Range
worldwide; in our area, se. US(1)
Habitat
sandy soils/dunes(1)
Remarks
rarely collected; some come to lights(1)