Kazakhstan

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.