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Species Sericoderus lateralis

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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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Corylophidae (Minute Hooded Beetles)
Genus Sericoderus
Species lateralis (Sericoderus lateralis)
Explanation of Names
Sericoderus lateralis (Gyllenhal 1827)
Size
0.9-1.1 mm(1)
Range
cosmopolitan, widespread in NA (NS-BC to FL-CA)(2)(3)(4)(5)
Habitat
associated with mold/fungi in damp situations under bark or in plant debris(2)
Works Cited
1.Lompe A. (2002-) Die Käfer Europas: Ein Bestimmungswerk im Internet
2.Beetles of Eastern North America
Arthur V. Evans. 2014. Princeton University Press.
3.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.
4.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
5.California Beetle Project