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Species Haroldiataenius limbatus

Haroldiataenius limbatus - new country record - Haroldiataenius limbatus
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 Eupariini
Genus Haroldiataenius
Species limbatus (Haroldiataenius limbatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Haroldiataenius limbatus (Bates)
Orig. Comb: Ataenius limbatus Bates, 1887
Length 4.5-5.0 mm (1)
AZ to Honduras (1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Label data indicate that the species is usually collected during summer, and that it has been sifted from leaf litter of oak-pine forest, found in cattle dung, in Atta mexicana dump, and Atta mexicana refuse pile. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Haroldiataenius Chalumeau (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Eupariini)
Stebnicka and Skelley. 2009. Insecta Mundi. 16 pp. 2009. Insecta Mundi.