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Revista de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina

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ALVAREZ BOHLE, María C.; DAMBORSKY, Miryam P.; BAR, María E.  and  OCAMPO, Federico C.. Records and distribution of the Afro Asian species Digitonthophagus gazella (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae) in Argentina. Rev. Soc. Entomol. Argent. [online]. 2009, vol.68, n.3-4, pp.373-376. ISSN 0373-5680.

The occurrence of the dung beetle Digitonthophagus gazella Fabricius (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) is reported for the first time for Argentina. The record of this species represents an extension of its geographical range in South America. This species of Afro Asian origin was captured by manual collection in cattle dung, light traps, and dung baited pitfall traps in six provinces of Northern and Central Argentina between 2006 and 2009.

Keywords : Dung beetle; Introduced species; Digitonthophagus gazella.

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