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Species Anotylus insecatus

Rove beetle 1 - Anotylus insecatus Anotylus insecatus (Gravenhorst, 1806) - Anotylus insecatus Rove beetle - Anotylus insecatus Rove beetle - Anotylus insecatus
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 Anotylus
Species insecatus (Anotylus insecatus)
Explanation of Names
Anotylus insecatus (Gravenhorst 1806)
primarily subterranean, in dung and other decaying organic matter, incl. plant bulbs/roots infested with dipteran larvae; also at sap flows(1)
native to Europe, adventive in NA: so. Canada (NS-AB) + CA(1)(2)
bulbs of onions, tulips, and radishes(2)
dipteran larvae(1)
introduced ca. 1950s(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.
2.New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick, Canada: Scaphidiinae, Piestinae, Osorinae...
Webster R.P., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 186: 239-262.