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Species Megasternum concinnum

Megasternum concinnum
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 Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Megasternini
Genus Megasternum
Species concinnum (Megasternum concinnum)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
obscurum Marsham 1802
Explanation of Names
Megasternum concinnum (Marsham 1802)
Size
1.7-2.2 mm
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (BC)(1)(2)
Habitat
moist situations in leaf litter, dung, rotting fungi, etc.(3)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 3. Coleoptera I
Lehr P.A., ed. 1989. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House, 572 pp.
3.Coleoptera Poloniae