A new species of Aphodius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Alabama pocket gopher burrows

Paul E. Skelley, Robert D. Gordon


Aphodius alabama, new species, collected in burrows of the southeastern pocket gopher Geomys pinetus Rafinesque, is described. Aphodius dyspistus Skelley & Woodruff, A. hubbelli S. & W., A. platypleurus S. & W., and A. tanytarsus S & W, collected with A. alabama, are all recorded from southeastern Alahama.

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