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Luxolinus Gordon and Skelley 2007
Luxolinus Gordon and Skelley 2007: 390.

Luxolinus luxatus (Horn)
Photo by P. Skelley.
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Type species. Aphodius luxatus Horn 1887: 46, by original designation

Diagnosis. Body length 3.1-4.5 mm, elongate, flattened, reddish-brown. Head surface distinctly setose. Clypeus distinctly toothed, lacking setal fringe. Pronotum weakly explante laterally; with basal marginal line. Elytral humerus dentate; intervals flattened; striae sharply defined. Protibial dorsal suface impunctate.
Distribution. Southwestern US.
Composition. Luxolinus contains a single species.

Luxolinus luxatus
(Horn 1887: 46) [Aphodius], SW-USA (CA, AZ).
Life History. Luxolinus appears to be an obligate pocket gopher burrow associate.
Larvae. Unknown.

Gordon, R. D., and P. E. Skelley. 2007. A monograph of the Aphodiini inhabiting the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 79: 580 pp.

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Author: Paul Skelley

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