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Species Quedius erythrogaster

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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 Quediina
Genus Quedius
No Taxon (subgenus Microsaurus)
Species erythrogaster (Quedius erythrogaster)
Explanation of Names
Quedius erythrogaster Mannerheim 1852
in Canada, transcontinental (NS-BC)(1) [US range TBA]
typically, mammal nests/burrows or caves(1)
Works Cited
1.New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick [...]: Staphylininae
Webster R.P., Smetana A, Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 186: 293-348.