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Species Cercyon nigriceps

Cercyon nigriceps (Marsham) - Cercyon nigriceps
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Megasternini
Genus Cercyon
No Taxon (Subgenus Cercyon)
Species nigriceps (Cercyon nigriceps)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cercyon nigriceps (Marsham)
Orig. Comb: Dermestes nigriceps Marsham, 1802
Size
1.0–2.1 mm(1)
Range
adventive species currently distributed in all zoogeographical regions - Map (1) (2)
Habitat
cow/horse dung & decaying plant matter (e.g., compost piles); common at lights(1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the Cercyon Leach (Coleoptera, Hydrophilidae, Sphaeridiinae) of the Greater Antilles
Emmanuel Arriaga-Varela, Matthias Seidel, Albert Deler-Hernández, Viktor Senderov, Martin Fikácek. 2017. ZooKeys 681: 39-93.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)