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Species Margarinotus lecontei

Histerid - Margarinotus lecontei Histerid - Margarinotus lecontei histerid - Margarinotus lecontei histerid - Margarinotus lecontei Margarinotus lecontei Margarinotus lecontei
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 Histerinae
Tribe Histerini
Genus Margarinotus
No Taxon (subgenus Paralister)
Species lecontei (Margarinotus lecontei)
Explanation of Names
Margarinotus lecontei Wenzel 1944
Size
3.4-4.2 mm(1)
Range
most of NA (NS-AB to GA-TX)(1)
Habitat
particularly attracted to rotting mushrooms; occasionally on dung and carrion(1)
Remarks
the most commonly collected histerid in GSMNP(1)
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