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Species Platydracus maculosus

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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 Staphylinina
Genus Platydracus
Species maculosus (Platydracus maculosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platydracus maculosus (Gravenhorst 1802)
Size
22-35 mm(1)
Identification
Dark brown; elytra and abdomen dorsally marked with brownish spots
Range
e. NA (widespread)(1)
Habitat
primarily, deciduous forests and open areas: on carrion/dung, in leaf litter, rotting fungi(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Staphylinidae of eastern Canada and the adjacent United States. Keys to subfamilies; Staphylininae: ...
Brunke A., Newton A., Klimaszewski J., Majka C.G., Marshall S. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 12: 1-110.