Aphodius scrofa (Fabricius, 1787)

Frolov, Andrey & Akhmetova, Lilia, 2013, A contribution to the study of the Lower Volga center of scarab beetle diversity in Russia: checklist of the tribe Aphodiini (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) of Dosang environs, Biodiversity Data Journal 1, pp. 979-979: 979

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Aphodius scrofa (Fabricius, 1787)


scrofa   Trichonotulus   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius scrofa (Fabricius, 1787)  


Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 4; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, left bank of Akhtuba River, floodplain ; decimalLatitude: 46.91; decimalLongitude: 47.91; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing; eventDate: 2007-04-10; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera GoogleMaps  

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Cattle and wild herbivore dung.


Transpalearctic species occurring mostly in steppe zone.