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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.

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Source: Plazi.org

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