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Species Aphodius fimetarius - Aphodius (Aphodius) fimetarius

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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 Aphodius)
Species fimetarius (Aphodius (Aphodius) fimetarius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aphodius fimetarius (Linnaeus)
Orig. Comb: Scarabaeus fimetarius Linnaeus 1758
*widely* dist. (BG data)
Introduced from Europe.
Print References
Whitehead, P.F. 2006. Aphodius (A.) fimetarius (L., 1758) and Aphodius (A.) pedellus (De Geer, 1774) (Col., Aphodidae) are distinct species, with new evidence for their European distribution. ENTOMOLOGISTS MONTHLY MAGAZINE, 142(1703/1705): 85-86.