Overview

Comprehensive Description

distinctusChilothoraxAphodiusScarabaeidaeColeopteraInsectaArthropodaAnimalia

Aphodius distinctus ( Mueller , 1776)

Materials

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova ; individualCount: 1 ; 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: 2006-10-06 ; 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: 15 ; 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: 2006-10-07 ; 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: 9 ; Location: country: Russia ; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92 ; decimalLongitude: 47.92 ; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing ; eventDate: 2006-10-09 ; 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: 10 ; 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

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov ; individualCount: 1 ; 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

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults and larvae feed on cattle dung.

Distribution

The species is distributed throughout Europe, Transcaucasia, Central Asia, Northern Africa; it was introduced to North America.

  • 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, 979: 979-979, URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.1.e979
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distinctusChilothoraxAphodiusScarabaeidaeColeopteraInsectaArthropodaAnimalia

Aphodius distinctus ( Mueller , 1776)

Materials

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov, L. A. Akhmetova ; individualCount: 1 ; 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: 2006-10-06 ; 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: 15 ; 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: 2006-10-07 ; 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: 9 ; Location: country: Russia ; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, fixed sands ; decimalLatitude: 46.92 ; decimalLongitude: 47.92 ; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing ; eventDate: 2006-10-09 ; 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: 10 ; 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

Type status: Other material Occurrence: recordedBy: A. V. Frolov ; individualCount: 1 ; 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

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Adults and larvae feed on cattle dung.

Distribution

The species is distributed throughout Europe, Transcaucasia, Central Asia, Northern Africa; it was introduced to North America.

  • 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, 979: 979-979, URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/BDJ.1.e979
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Distribution

National Distribution

Canada

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 5 specimens in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): -2 - 0

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Depth range (m): -2 - 0
 
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Associations

Animal / dung/debris feeder
larva of Aphodius distinctus feeds on dung/debris dung of Mammalia

Foodplant / debris feeder
larva of Aphodius distinctus feeds on decomposing debris of Magnoliopsida

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Chilothorax distinctus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 1
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Aphodius distinctus

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 11
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

Canada

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: NNR - Unranked

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: GNR - Not Yet Ranked

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