Mind where you tread (continued)

Another dung beetling session in the grazed areas at the head of Warren Glen found seven species of dung beetle, of which three were new to the CP. This bring the total to fifteen species of dung beetle thus far. The new ones were:

Aphodius (Nimbus) contaminatus (upper picture),

Aphodius (Planolinus) borealis (middle picture),

Aphodius (Volinus) sticticus (lower picture).

A.sticticus has been found in Guestling Woods and Battle Great Wood, but A.contaminatus and A.borealis would seem to be new to this area.

Aphodius contaminatusAphodius borealisAphodius sticticus

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