Aphodius Illiger 1798 (scarab beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Scarabaeidae

Full reference: J. K. W. Illiger. 1798. Verzeichniss der Käfer Preussens. Entworfen von Johann Gottlieb Kugelann Apotheker in Osterode 1-510

Parent taxon: Aphodiina according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Illiger 1798, Krell 2000, Latreille 1802, Piton 1940, Scudder 1900 and Statz 1952

Sister taxon: Heptaulacus

Subtaxa: Aphodius (Acrossus) Aphodius (Agrilinus) Aphodius (Nialus) Aphodius (Plagiogonus) Aphodius aboriginalis Aphodius anteactus Aphodius boryslavicus Aphodius bosniaskii Aphodius brevipennis Aphodius carpetanus Aphodius charauxi Aphodius conspurcatus Aphodius cretaceous Aphodius distinctus Aphodius fimitarius Aphodius florissantensis Aphodius fossor Aphodius granarioides Aphodius granarius Aphodius helvolus Aphodius holdereri Aphodius inundatus Aphodius krantzi Aphodius laminicola Aphodius mediaevus Aphodius meyeri Aphodius plagiatus Aphodius praeemptor Aphodius precursor Aphodius rhinocerontis Aphodius rufipes Aphodius ruthenus Aphodius schlickumi Aphodius senex Aphodius shoshonis Aphodius subater Aphodius theobaldi

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (1 collection), Japan (6), the Russian Federation (28), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (26), United States (16: Colorado, Pennsylvania, Washington)

• Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Miocene of Germany (3), Italy (1), Japan (1)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (2)

• Eocene of France (1), United States (7: Colorado)

• Paleocene of France (1)

• Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 97 collections including 128 occurrences

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