Saprosites peregrinus, copyright P. Skelley.

Belongs within: Aphodiinae.

Saprosites is a cosmopolitan genus of aphodiine beetles with a cylindrical body, relatively large head and expanded mid and hind tibiae.

<==Saprosites Redtenbacher 1858CW92
|--*S. peregrinus Redtenbacher 1858CW92
|--S. australis Petrovitz 1958CW92
|--S. castaneus Lea 1923CW92
|--S. clypealis Lea 1923CW92
|--S. mansuetus Blackburn 1904CW92
|--S. mendax (Blackburn 1892) [=Ataenius mendax]CW92
|--S. mesosternalis Lea 1923CW92
|--S. nitidicollis (Macleay 1871) [=Ammoecius nitidicollis]CW92
|--S. pygidialis Lea 1923CW92
`--S. sternalis Blackburn 1904CW92

*Type species of generic name indicated


[CW92] Cassis, G., & T. A. Weir. 1992. Aphodiinae. In: Houston, W. W. K. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 9. Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea pp. 81–105. AGPS Press: Canberra.

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