0028. Dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae) of the Mpala Research Centre and environs, Laikipia District, Kenya

Robert D. Gordon, Patrice Bordat, Giovanni Dellacasa, Marco Dellacasa


The dung beetle fauna of the subfamily Aphodiinae occurring in the Laikipia District of Kenya was surveyed. In total, 14 genera and 29 species were found and these taxa are placed in identification keys. Known generic distributions are provided and species collection data listed.


Aphodiinae; keys; dung preference; Kenya

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