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Species Tasgius winkleri

Black Rove Beetle - Tasgius winkleri Black Rove Beetle - Tasgius winkleri Black Rove Beetle - Tasgius winkleri Staphylinid - Tasgius winkleri Rove Beetle IMG_1465 - Tasgius winkleri Tasgius melanarius or winkleri - Tasgius winkleri Ocypus sp.? - Tasgius winkleri Ocypus sp.? - Tasgius winkleri
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 Staphylinini
Subtribe Staphylinina
Genus Tasgius
Species winkleri (Tasgius winkleri)
Explanation of Names
Tasgius winkleri (Bernhauer 1906)
native to Europe, adventive in NA, established in ne. US (NH-MI-PA) & ON(1)
earliest NA record: NY 1938(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Staphylinidae of eastern Canada and the adjacent United States. Keys to subfamilies; Staphylininae: ...
Brunke A., Newton A., Klimaszewski J., Majka C.G., Marshall S. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 12: 1-110.