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Aphodius? - Aphodius serval

Aphodius? - Aphodius serval
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
April 2, 2011
Size: 4 mm or so
There were several of these in moldy, decaying litter under a small rock. Thought it resembled Aphodius (Chilothorax) distinctus.

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cool, guys! much more fun than i expected
thanks, Ben & Paul!

Moved from ID Request.

This is Pardalosus serval, a
This is Pardalosus serval, a winter-spring active eastern US species. Not often seen. It has a different maculation pattern than distinctus, but is easily confused. Good find.

 
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