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Orodaliscoides Schmidt, 1913
Aphodius (Orodaliscoides) Schmidt, 1913: 145

male.

female.
Orodaliscoides reflexus (Schmidt)
 
Orodaliscoides rugosiceps (Harold)
Photos by P. Skelley.
 
Classification
Superfamily.....
Family........... Subfamily......
Tribe.............
Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeidae
Aphodiinae
Aphodiini
 

 

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Type species Aphodius rugosiceps Harold 1859: 213, by subsequent designation.

 
 
Diagnosis. Body length 5-7 mm, elongate, slightly flattened, pale to reddish-brown. Head smooth. Clypeus broadly rounded each side of median emargination. Pronotum of most specimens with distinct lateral fringe of setae. Metatibial apical spinules short, equal in length.
 
 
 
 
Distribution. Southern South America.
 
Composition. Orodaliscoides contains 2 species.

Orodaliscoides reflexus
(Schmidt 1910: 357) [Aphodius], Argentina.
Orodaliscoides rugosiceps (Harold 1859: 213) [Aphodius], Peru, Chile.
 
 
 
 

Life History. Unknown.

 
Larvae. Unknown.
 

References:
Dellacasa, G., P.Bordat and M.Dellacasa. 2001. A revisional essay of world genus-group taxa of Aphodiinae (Coleoptera Scarabaeoidea: Aphodiidae). Memorie della Società Entomologica Italiana [2000] 79: 1-482.
Smith, A. B. T., and P. E. Skelley. 2007. A review of the Aphodiinae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of southern South America. Zootaxa 1458: 1-80. [http: //www.museum.unl.edu/research/entomology/platycoeliams.htm]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Authors: Andrew Smith ( Canadian Museum of Nature) and
Paul Skelley (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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