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Species Tachyporus jocosus

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Classification
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 Tachyporus
No Taxon (subgenus Tachyporus)
Species jocosus (Tachyporus jocosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tachyporus jocosus Say 1834
Syn: snyderi Blackwelder
Size
3.1 mm (Type)
Range
NM-FL-MA-MB (1)(2) (Map)
Season
all seasons in OK. It was the most abundant rove beetle species in the winter wheat fields in fall and winter and was the second most abundant species during spring. (Elliott et al. 2006)
Print References
Elliott et al. 2006. First quantitative study of rove beetles in Oklahoma winter wheat fields. BioControl. 51: 79-87. Abstract
Internet References
Type - MCZC, Harvard
Works Cited
1.Bousquet Y., ed. (1991) Checklist of the beetles of Canada and Alaska
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.