Aphodius bimaculatus (Laxmann, 1770)

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

publication ID

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

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scientific name

Aphodius bimaculatus (Laxmann, 1770)
status

 

bimaculatus   Acrossus   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius bimaculatus (Laxmann, 1770)  

Materials

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 2; 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 GoogleMaps  

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 6; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; 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, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 1; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 0.00; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing; eventDate: 2008-04-04; 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: 2; 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: 2008-04-06; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera GoogleMaps  

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults and larvae feed on horse dung (Fig. 5).

Distribution

Central and Eastern Europe, Western Asia up to East Kazakhstan in the east. The species is mostly occur in forest-steppe and steppe zones.