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Species Necrophilus pettiti - Small Scavenger Beetle

S. Appalachian beetle - Necrophilus pettiti S. Appalachian beetle - Necrophilus pettiti Beetle 03.17.2009 189 - Necrophilus pettiti Beetle 03.23.2009 098 - Necrophilus pettiti Beetle 03.23.2009 098 - Necrophilus pettiti Necrophilus pettiti? - Necrophilus pettiti Unknown Beetle - Necrophilus pettiti Awesome Beetle - Necrophilus pettiti
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 Agyrtidae (Primitive Carrion Beetles)
Genus Necrophilus
Species pettiti (Small Scavenger Beetle)
Explanation of Names
Necrophilus pettitii Horn 1880
Identification
flightless species(1)
Range
so.ON-FL to MO-LA(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.