Four new Aphodius Illiger from pocket gopher burrows in Arizona, Utah, Kansas and Nebraska (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae)

W. B. Warner, P. E. Skelley

Abstract


We describe four new species of winter-active Aphodius (sensu lato) from pocket gopher burrows in Arizona, Utah, Kansas, and Nebraska: A. caccabatus, A. paulseni, A. skillmani, and A. utopensis. Diagnostic characters of all four species are illustrated.

Keywords


Coleoptera; Aphodius; new species; inquiline; pocket gopher

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