Aphodius distinctus ( Mueller , 1776), Mueller, 1776

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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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.1.e979

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scientific name

Aphodius distinctus ( Mueller , 1776)
status

 

distinctus   Chilothorax   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius distinctus ( Mueller, 1776)  

Materials

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 1; 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: 2006-10-06; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 15; 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: 2006-10-07; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 9; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing; eventDate: 2006-10-09; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 10; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing; eventDate: 2007-04-17; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov; individualCount: 1; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: 15 km NE of Dosang ; decimalLatitude: 47.00; decimalLongitude: 47.98; Event: samplingProtocol: cow dung washing; eventDate: 2010-10-12; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults and larvae feed on cattle dung.

Distribution

The species is distributed throughout Europe, Transcaucasia, Central Asia, Northern Africa; it was introduced to North America.