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Species Onthophilus pluricostatus

Histerid - Onthophilus pluricostatus Histerid - Onthophilus pluricostatus Histerid - Onthophilus pluricostatus Histerid - Onthophilus pluricostatus Onthophilus pluricostatus J.E. LeConte 1844 - Onthophilus pluricostatus Onthophilus pluricostatus J.E. LeConte 1844 - Onthophilus pluricostatus
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 Onthophilinae
Genus Onthophilus
Species pluricostatus (Onthophilus pluricostatus)
Explanation of Names
Onthophilus pluricostatus J.E. LeConte 1844
Range
e. NA (QC-MI to FL-LA)(1)(2)
Habitat
carrion, dung, decomposing fleshy fungi(1)
Print References
Pierre-Marc Brousseau, Dominique Gravel. and I. Tanya Handa. 2014. First Record In Canada of Onthophilus pluricostatus Leconte (Coleoptera: Histeridae) and a New Mention for the Rare Species Lordithon niger (Gravenhorst) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(2): 343-344. BioOne
Internet References
Species page - GSMNP Project (1)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera species pages developed for the GSMNP project
2.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.