Aphodius zangi A. Schmidt, 1906

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 zangi A. Schmidt, 1906
status

 

zangi   Orodaliscus   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius zangi A. Schmidt, 1906  

Materials

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 30; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, right bank of Akhtuba River, floodplain ; decimalLatitude: 46.90; decimalLongitude: 47.90; Event: samplingProtocol: hand collecting from marmot hole; eventDate: 2007-04-22; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 47; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, right bank of Akhtuba River, floodplain ; decimalLatitude: 46.90; decimalLongitude: 47.90; Event: samplingProtocol: hand collecting from marmot hole; eventDate: 2008-04-3/9; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera GoogleMaps  

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Rodent nest dweller, adults and apparently larvae feed on rodent excrement (Fig. 9).

Distribution

Distributed mostly in the steppe and semidesert zones from Lower Volga in the west to West Siberia in the east.