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Species of the subgenus Bodilus (genus Aphodius) from Russia and adjacent countries

Aphodius (Bodilus)

Frolov, A.V. 2001. Species of the subgenus Bodilus (genus Aphodius) from Russia and adjacent countries (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 10, 89–95. Fulltext PDF (516.32 KB)

Species of the subgenus Bodilus Mulsant et Rey (genus Aphodius), of Russia and adjacent countries are reviewed and keyed. Two new species are described: A. zarudnyi sp. n. (Iran) and A. inylchekensis sp. n. (Kirgizia). Three new synonymies are established: Bodilus Mulsant et Rey, 1869 = Paramelinopterus Rakovič, 1984, syn. n., A. lugens Creutzer, 1799 = A. apiceopacus Petrovitz, 1959, syn. n., A. punctipennis Erichson, 1848 = A. vartiani Petrovitz, 1965, syn. n.