Aphodius variicolor D. Koshantschikov, 1895

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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scientific name

Aphodius variicolor D. Koshantschikov, 1895
status

 

variicolor   Chilothorax   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius variicolor D. Koshantschikov, 1895  

Materials

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: K. A. Grebennikov; individualCount: 2; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; Event: eventDate: 1996-09-13; 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: 4; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: 15 km NE of Dosang ; decimalLatitude: 47.00; decimalLongitude: 47.98; Event: samplingProtocol: larvae hand collecting from soil; eventDate: 2008-04-07; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov; individualCount: 10; 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

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

Type status: Other material

Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 3; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: cow dung washing; eventDate: 2006-10-7 /11; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults feed on horse dung (Fig. 7), larvae were collected among the roots of cheat grass ( Frolov 2009) (Fig. 8).

Distribution

Caspian lowland desert.