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Species Aidophus parcus

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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 Didactyliini
Genus Aidophus
Species parcus (Aidophus parcus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aidophus parcus (Horn)
Orig. Comb: Aphodius parcus Horn, 1887
Has a confused taxonomic history. (1)
Explanation of Names
parcus (L). 'few, sparing' (2)
Numbers
2 Nearctic spp. (3)
Size
2 to 3 mm (1)
Range
e US (TX-FL-NJ-NE) - Map (4)(1)(5)(6)(7)
Habitat
Not found in dung (1)
Remarks
most records from lights (1)
Print References
Horn, G.H. 1887. A monograph of the Aphodiini inhabiting the United States. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 14: 1-110.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina
Phillip J. Harpootlian. 2001. Clemson University Public Service.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.Checklist and Nomenclatural Authority File of the Scarabaeoidea of the Nearctic Realm. Version 4.
Andrew B. T. Smith. 2009. Electronically published, Ottawa, Canada. 97 pp.
4. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
5.An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas.
Edward G. Riley & Charles S. Wolfe. 2003. Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement. 37 pp.
6.The Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
Brett C. Ratcliffe & M.J. Paulsen. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 22, 570 pp.
7.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)