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Species Tachyporus atriceps

Rove Beetle - Tachyporus atriceps - female Tachyporus dispar? - Tachyporus atriceps Tachyporus dispar? - Tachyporus atriceps
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 Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Tachyporinae (Crab-like Rove Beetles)
Tribe Tachyporini
Genus Tachyporus
No Taxon (subgenus Tachyporus)
Species atriceps (Tachyporus atriceps)
Explanation of Names
Tachyporus atriceps Stephens 1832
Size
2.4–3.6 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (NS-ON, BC)(1)
Habitat
mainly in disturbed habitats in Canada(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: ON 1973(1)
Works Cited
1.DNA barcodes reveal 63 overlooked species of Canadian beetles (Insecta, Coleoptera)
Pentinsaari M, Anderson R, Borowiec L, Bouchard P, Brunke A, Douglas H, Smith A, Hebert P. 2019. ZooKeys 894: 53–150.