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Dung Beetle (A fimetarius)

A small scarab or dung beetle feeding on herbivore dung above ground but they are rarely seen as they are mainly nocturnal.


Common Name Dung Beetle (A fimetarius)
Scientific Name Aphodius fimetarius
Species Group Scarab Beetles and Burying beetles
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The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Distribution Map Sites List Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Scarab Beetles and Burying beetles