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Species Stephostethus lardarius

Stephostethus lardarius
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Latridiidae (Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Latridiinae
Genus Stephostethus
Species lardarius (Stephostethus lardarius)
Explanation of Names
Stephostethus lardarius (DeGeer 1775)
Size
2.3–2.8 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (NF)(1)[sic]
Remarks
earliest NA record: BC 1897(1)[sic; BC record not shown in(2)]
Works Cited
1.Latridiidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: New records, keys to identification, new synonyms, distribution, and zoogeography
Majka C.G., Langor D., Rücker W.H. 2009. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 317-370.
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.