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Species Aleochara lata

Rove Beetle - Aleochara lata rove #36 - Aleochara lata unknown rove beetle sp. - Aleochara lata - male - female Rove Beetle - Aleochara lata Steninae? - Aleochara lata rove beetle(?) on carrion - Aleochara lata Staphylinidae, lateral - Aleochara lata Aleochara sp. possibly lata? - Aleochara lata
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 Aleocharinae
Tribe Aleocharini
Genus Aleochara
No Taxon (subgenus Aleochara)
Species lata (Aleochara lata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aleochara lata Gravenhorst, 1802
4 to 9 mm (1)
very robust, black species with strongly transverse antennal segments 5- 10.
Palearctic, introduced & widespread in North America. (1)(2)
Adults found on carrion and dung. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Aleochara Gravenhorst of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Aleocharinae)
Klimaszewski, J. 1984. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 116: 3-211.
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.