Frolov, A.V. 2005. The type specimen of Aphodius corallifer W. Koshantschikov (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 13(1): 142.

The type specimen of Aphodius corallifer W. Koshantschikov (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae)

A.V. Frolov

Zoological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, 199034 Russia

Abstract

Aphodius (Aphodiuscorallifer W. Koshantschikov is known from a single type deposited at Zoological Institute, St.Petersburg. The specimen shares characters of A. calichromus and A. elegans and is possibly a hybrid.