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Melinopterus sphacelatus (Panzer, 1798)
Syn.: Aphodius (Melinopterus) sphacelatus (Panzer, 1798)
Family: Scarabaeidae (Aphodiidae, Aphodiinae)
Size: 5.7 mm (4.0 to 6.0 mm)
Distribution: Europe
Ecology: in faeces and under rotting plants
Location: Germany, Hessen, Kiedrich
leg.det. J.Scheuern, 20.III.1976; Coll. J.Schoenfeld
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2017

Melinopterus sphacelatus   
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Melinopterus sphacelatus  (Flickr)