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Species Phacophallus tricolor

Phacophallus tricolor (Kraatz) - Phacophallus tricolor Staphylinidae - Phacophallus tricolor Staphylinidae - Phacophallus tricolor Staphylinidae - Phacophallus tricolor
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 Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Xantholinini
Genus Phacophallus
Species tricolor (Phacophallus tricolor)
Explanation of Names
Phacophallus tricolor (Kraatz 1859)
Range
native to the Oriental Region, adventive in NA (and elsewhere) and now widespread(1)
Habitat
decaying organic matter (incl. compost), esp. in synanthropic situations(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.