Overview

Comprehensive Description

subterraneusEupleurusAphodiusScarabaeidaeColeopteraInsectaArthropodaAnimalia

Aphodius subterraneus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Materials

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: cow 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: 8 ; Location: country: Russia ; stateProvince: Astrakhan'; locality: Dosang environs, right bank of Akhtuba River, floodplain ; decimalLatitude: 46.90 ; decimalLongitude: 47.90 ; Event: samplingProtocol: larvae hand collecting old horse dung ; eventDate: 2007-05-24 ; 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, left bank of Akhtuba River, floodplain ; decimalLatitude: 46.91 ; decimalLongitude: 47.91 ; Event: samplingProtocol: horse dung washing ; eventDate: 2008-05-05 ; Record Level: collectionID: urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34969; institutionCode: ZIN ; collectionCode: Coleoptera

Ecological interactions

Feeds on

Cattle dung.

Distribution

Distributed throughout Palaearctic region (except for northernmost part), introduced in 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

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Ecology

Associations

Animal / carrion / dead animal feeder
larva of Aphodius subterraneus feeds on dead Mammalia

Foodplant / debris feeder
larva of Aphodius subterraneus feeds on decomposing debris, compost of Magnoliopsida

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Aphodius subterraneus

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

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

Canada

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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