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Species Quedius cinctus

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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 Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Staphylinini
Subtribe Quediina
Genus Quedius
No Taxon (subgenus Distichalius)
Species cinctus (Quedius cinctus)
Explanation of Names
Quedius cinctus (Paykull 1790)
Range
native to w. Palaearctic(1), adventive in NA: NB-NJ-sw.NY & WA(2)
Habitat
decaying organic material, often near human settlements(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: NJ 1942(2)