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Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Aphodiinae
Tribus: Psammodiini
Subtribus: Psammodiina
Genus: Geopsammodius
Species (11): G. atlantida – G. fuscus – G. hydropicus – G. morrisi – G. ohoopee – G. relictillus – G. rileyi – G. sabinae – G. subpedalis – G. unsidensis – G. withlacoochee


Geopsammodius Gordon & Pittino, 1992

  • Type species: Psammodius hydropicus Horn, 1887: 97, by original designation.


Primary references[edit]

  • Gordon, R.D.; Pittino, R. 1992: Current status of the American genera and species of Psammodiini (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae). Coleopterists bulletin, 46: 260–273. JSTOR

Additional references[edit]

  • Lavalette, F. 1999: A new species of the genus Geopsammodius from French Guiana (Coleoptera: Aphodiidae: Psammodiini). Folia Heyrovskyana, 7(5): 289–292.
  • Skelley, P.E. 2006: A revision of the genus Geopsammodius Gordon and Pittino, 1992 (Scarabaeidae: Aphodiinae: Psammodiini). Insecta Mundi, 20: 101–112. PDF


  • Schoolmeesters P. 2017. Scarabs: World Scarabaeidae Database (version Jul 2016). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2017. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 30th January 2017. Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858. Reference page.  [accessed on April 15, 2017]