A.V. Frolov

Материалы к познанию рода Aphodius Северной Евразии. I

Aphodius plustschewskii, A. baghlanicus Фролов, А.В. 1996. Материалы к познанию рода Aphodius Северной Евразии. I. Группа plustschewskii. Вестник Белорусского государственного университета, серия 2(1): 27–31.

Redescription of Aphodius plustschewskii D.Kosh., very rare species from SE Russia and S. Kazakhstan, and description of A. baghlanicus Frolov sp. n. from N. Afghanistan are given. The lectotype of A. plustschewskii is designated. For these very original species group plustschewskii is proposed. The taxonomic position of the group is discussed. The table of characters for distinguishing the species of the group is given.

К познанию жуков рода Aphodius фауны Беларуси

Фролов, А.В. 1996. К познанию жуков рода Aphodius (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) фауны Беларуси. Вестник Белорусского государственного университета, серия 2(1): 68–69.

Aphodius zenkeri German и A. paykulli впервые указываются для Беларуси. Приводятся данные по фенологии A. nemoralis Erichson, A. coenosus (Panzer), A. putridus (Herbst), A. zenkeri German и A. corvinus  Erichson, обитающих в хвойно–широколиственных лесах Беловежской пущи.

 

Уточнения и дополнения к фаунистическому списку пластинчатоусых жуков Беларуси

Фролов, А.В. 1995. Уточнения и дополнения к фаунистическому списку пластинчатоусых жуков Беларуси (Coleoptera, Sсarabaeidae). Вестник Белорусского государственного университета, серия 2(3): 32–35.

 

A new species of genus Aphodius from S.E. Kazakhstan

Figs 1-13. 1, Aphodius haroldi D. Kosh., aedeagus; 2-13, A. dzhungaricus sp, n.: Nikolajev, G.V., Frolov, A.V. 1997. A new species of genus Aphodius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) from S.E. Kazakhstan. Zoosystematica Rossica, 5(2): 281–283.

Aphodius dzhungaricus sp. n. from S.E. Kazakhstan (Dzhungar Alatau Mts) is described and compared with the closely related A. haroldi D. Kosh. Notes on the biology and distribution for both species are given. The lectotype of A. haroldi is designated. The main morphological features of the larvae of the new species are described.

 

Contributions to the knowlege of genus Aphodius from North Palaearctic. II.

Aphodius circassicus Frolov, A.V. 1997. Contributions to the knowlege of genus Aphodius from North Palaearctic. II. A. circassicus and A. lederi (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 5(2): 277–280.

Aphodius circassicus Reitter and A. lederi Harold, closely related species from the Caucasus, were known by single specimens so far. Redescriptions of these rare species are given. The taxonomic position the species is discussed.

A new Aphodius Illiger from China

Frolov, A.V. 2002. A new Aphodius Illiger from China (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 55(4): 444-446.

Abstract—Aphodius (Bodilus) kaznakovi Frolov, new species, from Central China (Qinghai Province) is described and illustrated. The new species is compared with closely related A. (B.) sordescens Harold.

A new species of Aegialia from China

Frolov, A.V. 2002. A new species of Aegialia from China (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 56(2): 308-309.

Abstract—Aegialia (Silluviakabaki Frolov, new species, from China (Sichuan Province) is described. It can be separated from other described species of the subgenus Silluvia by the serrate margins of the pronotum and the presence of the long setae on the margins and apices of the elytra.

A new apterous species of the genus Orphnus from South Africa

Figs. 1–2: Orphnus harrisoni habitus; Fig. 3: O. harrisoni aedeagus in dorsal and lateral view; Fig. 4: O. luminosus habitus; Fig. 5: O. luminosus aedeagus in dorsal and lateral view. Frolov, A.V. 2008. A new apterous species of the genus Orphnus MacLeay (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Orphninae) from South Africa. Zootaxa, 1855: 65–68.

A new apterous species of the genus Orphnus MacLeay, 1819, is described from Little Karoo (South Africa).  The new species can be separated from closely related O. luminosus Benderiter, 1920, by the shape of the parameres and sculpture of the head and pronotum.

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