Aphodius varians Duftschmidt, 1805

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 varians Duftschmidt, 1805
status

 

varians   Nialus   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius varians Duftschmidt, 1805  

Materials

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 7; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang Railway Station ; decimalLatitude: 46.90; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: light trap; eventDate: 2007-05-23; 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: 5; 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: 2008-05-05; 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: 1; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: cow dung washing; eventDate: 2012-05-15; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults feed on cattle dung.

Distribution

Widely distributed in western Palaearctic region up to Zaissan Lake in the east.