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Species Sepedophilus testaceus

reddish tan rove beetle - Sepedophilus testaceus Brown tachyporine - Sepedophilus testaceus Brown tachyporine - Sepedophilus testaceus Staph 28 - Sepedophilus testaceus Staph 28 - Sepedophilus testaceus rove beetle - Sepedophilus testaceus rove from near the ocean - Sepedophilus testaceus Sepedophilus testaceus? - Sepedophilus testaceus
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 Tachyporinae (Crab-like Rove Beetles)
Tribe Tachyporini
Genus Sepedophilus
Species testaceus (Sepedophilus testaceus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Fabricius 1793
native to Europe, introduced in NA before 1884 (first recorded in NY)(1)
Works Cited
1.Introduced Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Klimaszewski J. 2008. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 48-72.