A new species of Ataenius Harold(Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae)from the southeastern United States,with a lectotype designation

  • Kyle E. Schnepp
  • Krystal L. Ashman
Keywords: Eupariini, taxonomy, Ataenius strigatus group, descriptions, biodiversity


A new species of Ataenius Harold, Ataenius thomasi Schnepp and Ashman (Coleoptera: Scara-baeidae: Aphodiinae), from Florida, Georgia, and Mississippi, U.S.A. is described. The lectotype for Ataenius brevis Fall is designated.