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Species Aphodius abusus

Oscarinus abusus (Fall) - Aphodius abusus
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 Oscarinus)
Species abusus (Aphodius abusus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oscarinus abusus (Fall)
Orig. Comb: Aphodius abusus Fall, 1907
Numbers
16 spp. of Oscarinus n. of Mex.
Range
South-Central USA (1)
Food
Deer dung
Remarks
Type Locality: Texas
Print References
Cartwright, O.L. 1957. Three New American Aphodius with Notes and a Key to Related Species (Scarabaeidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 11(3/4): 55-61. JSTOR
Fall, H.F. and T.D.A. Cockerell. 1907. The Coleoptera of New Mexico. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33: 145-272.
Gordon, R.D., and P.E. Skelley. 2007. A monograph of the Aphodiini inhabiting the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 79: 580 pp.
Internet References
Type - MCZC, Harvard
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.