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Species Aleochara lata

Rove Beetle - Aleochara lata Rove Beetle - Aleochara lata Aleochara lata - male Staphylinid - Aleochara lata Staphylinid - Aleochara lata Staphylinid - Aleochara lata Staphylinid - Aleochara lata
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Aleocharinae
Tribe Aleocharini
Genus Aleochara
No Taxon (subgenus Aleochara)
Species lata (Aleochara lata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aleochara lata Gravenhorst, 1802
4 to 9 mm (1)
Palearctic, introduced & widespread in North America. (1)(2)
Adults found on carrion and dung. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Aleochara Gravenhorst of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae)
Klimaszewski, J. 1984. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 116: 3-211.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.