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Species Stenichnus scutellaris

Ant-like stone beetle? - Stenichnus scutellaris Ant-like stone beetle? - Stenichnus scutellaris Ant-like Stone Beetle - Stenichnus scutellaris Ant-like Stone Beetle - Stenichnus scutellaris
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 Scydmaeninae (Ant-like Stone Beetles)
Tribe Glandulariini
Genus Stenichnus
Species scutellaris (Stenichnus scutellaris)
Explanation of Names
Stenichnus scutellaris (Müller & Kunze 1822)
Size
1.4–1.5 mm(1)
Range
Native to w. Palaearctic, widespread in Europe, adventive in NA (ON & *ne US)(1)(*BG data)
Habitat
leaf litter and dead wood in forests, at forest edges, occasionally in wetlands and grasslands(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: ON 2013(1) (probably earlier in ne US, but no published records)
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.