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Species Plegaderus transversus

Histerid - Plegaderus transversus Histerid - Plegaderus transversus subcortical histerid - Plegaderus transversus small histerid - Plegaderus transversus small histerid - Plegaderus transversus Plegaderus transversus (Say) - Plegaderus transversus Plegaderus (s.str.) transversus (Say 1825) - Plegaderus transversus Plegaderus (s.str.) transversus (Say 1825) - Plegaderus transversus
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 Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Abraeinae
Tribe Abraeini
Genus Plegaderus
Species transversus (Plegaderus transversus)
Explanation of Names
Plegaderus transversus (Say 1825)
Size
1.2-1.6 mm(1)
Range
e. NA (QC-ON to FL-TX)(2)
Habitat
under the bark of dead trees (primarily pines), mostly in bark beetle galleries(1)
Food
small soft-bodied arthropods, incl. bark beetle eggs and young larvae(1)
Internet References
Species page - GSMNP project(1)