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Species Oxytelus laqueatus

Rove Beetle - Oxytelus laqueatus Rove Beetle - Oxytelus laqueatus Rove Beetle - Oxytelus laqueatus
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 Oxytelinae (Spiny-legged Rove Beetles)
Tribe Oxytelini
Genus Oxytelus
Species laqueatus (Oxytelus laqueatus)
Explanation of Names
Oxytelus laqueatus (Marsham 1802)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (first detected: 1918, 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.