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Definition of the noun Ataenius Spretulus
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Ataenius spretulus is a species of Ataenius, described by Haldeman in 1848.
- synonyms: species Ataenius spretulus / Ataenius consors / species Ataenius consors / Ataenius falli / species Ataenius falli
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Coleoptera
- family: Aphodiidae
- genus: Ataenius
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Encyclopedia of Entomology (2008)
by John L. Capinera
Table 3 Partial list of scarab beetles known as pests of crops, ornamental plants, turf, and forests Pest scarab Scarabaeidae Affected olants Aphodiinae Aphodius granarius turf Aphodius tasmaniae many host plants Ataenius spretulus turf Cetoniinae Cof/n/s nit Ida vegetables, turf Euphoria sepulcmlis many host plants Protaetia pryeri many host plants Dynastinae Adoryphorus couloni pasture Cyclocephala spp. maize, sugarcane, guava, ...
A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
BLACK TURFGRASS ATAENIUS Ataenius spretulus (Haldeman) [Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae]. A pest of golf-course grasses and turf grasses throughout most of USA; larvae feed on roots. See Scarabaeidae. Cf. Japanese Beetle; May Beetle; June Beetle. BLACK TURPENTINE BEETLE Dendroctonus terebrans (Oliver) [Coleoptera: Scolytidae]: A common pest of pine in eastern USA. Adults cylindrical, dark reddish-brown/ black, 5–8 mm long; ...
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