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For the United States & Canada

Species Tachyporus lecontei

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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 lecontei (Tachyporus lecontei)
Explanation of Names
Tachyporus lecontei Campbell 1979
most of NA: Canada (transcontinental) to Mexico (map)
river banks, flood debris, under logs, decaying vegetation(1)
Works Cited
1.New Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) records with new collection data from New Brunswick and eastern Canada: Tachyporinae
Webster R.P., Sweeney J.D., Demerchant I. 2012. Zookeys 186: 55-82.