Akhmetova, L.A., Frolov, A.V. 2009. New to Russia and little known species of the genus Aphodius Illiger (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 18(2): 278–284. PDF (476.29 KB)
Abstract. Aphodius (Agoliinus) guttatus, A. (Chilothorax) clathratus, and A. (Aphodaulacus) kizeritskyi are recorded from Russia for the first time. Aphodius (Agoliinus) amurensis previously known only from the type locality is found in the Lazo Nature Reserve (Russian Far East). All species are diagnosed and illustrated. Comments on diagnostic characters, distribution and bionomics are given.