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Species Philonthus sanguinolentus

Staphylinidae ? - Philonthus sanguinolentus
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 Philonthina
Genus Philonthus
Species sanguinolentus (Philonthus sanguinolentus)
Explanation of Names
Philonthus (Philonthus) sanguinolentus (Gravenhorst 1802)
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(1), adventive in NA (se Canada)
earliest record in our area: ON 2013