Aphodius testudinarius (Fabricius, 1775)

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 testudinarius (Fabricius, 1775)
status

 

testudinarius   Heptaulacus   Aphodius   Scarabaeidae   Coleoptera   Insecta  Arthropoda  Animalia 

Aphodius testudinarius (Fabricius, 1775)  

Materials

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova; individualCount: 4; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, Akhtuba River floodplain ; decimalLatitude: 46.91; decimalLongitude: 47.91; Event: samplingProtocol: hand collecting from old horse dung; eventDate: 2007-04-10; 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: 4; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: hand collecting from old horse dung; 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: 16; Location: country: Russia; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92; decimalLongitude: 47.92; Event: samplingProtocol: hand collecting from old horse dung; eventDate: 2007-04-13/15; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN; collectionCode: Coleoptera GoogleMaps  

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults occur in dry cattle dung.

Distribution

Distributed mostly in steppe zone from South Europe to Central Kazakhstan.