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Species Aphodius fimetarius

colorful Dung Beetle - Aphodius fimetarius Moose dung beetle - Aphodius fimetarius Moose Dung Beetle in New Brunswick - Aphodius fimetarius Scarab Beetle - Aphodius fimetarius Red Dung beetle... - Aphodius fimetarius Dung beetle and friend - Aphodius fimetarius Scarab with red elytra on deer dung - Aphodius fimetarius - male Scarab with red elytra on deer dung - Aphodius fimetarius - male
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
Species fimetarius (Aphodius fimetarius)
Explanation of Names
Aphodius fimetarius (Linnaeus 1758)
Size
5-8.5 mm(1)
Range
adventive (and widespread) in NA(2), native to the Palaearctic
Works Cited
1.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 3. Coleoptera I
Lehr P.A., ed. 1989. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House, 572 pp.
2.The Scarabaeoid Beetles of Nebraska
Brett C. Ratcliffe & M.J. Paulsen. 2008. University of Nebraska State Museum, Vol 22, 570 pp.