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Species Saprinus lugens

8mm black histerid - Saprinus lugens Histeridae -? - Saprinus lugens Clown Beetle - Saprinus lugens Saprinus lugens Erichson 1834 - Saprinus lugens Saprinus lugens Erichson 1834 - Saprinus lugens found around seeping stump - Saprinus lugens found around seeping stump - Saprinus lugens Histeridae - Saprinus lugens
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 Saprininae
Genus Saprinus
Species lugens (Saprinus lugens)
Explanation of Names
Saprinus lugens Erichson 1834
Range
transcontinental, Canada to Mexico(1)(2); adventive in the Mediterranean(3)
Works Cited
1.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.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
3.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.