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Species Aeletes simplex

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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 Abraeinae
Tribe Acritini
Genus Aeletes
No Taxon (subgenus Aeletes)
Species simplex (Aeletes simplex)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aeletes simplex (J.E. LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Abraeus simplex J.E. LeConte, 1844
Size
0.8 to 1.0 mm (1)
Range
TX-FL-Ont.(2)(1)
Habitat
Has been found under pine bark and in wet log litter. (1)
Print References
LeConte, J.E. 1845 A monograph of the North American histeroides. Boston Journal of Natural History, 5(1845): 32-86.
Works Cited
1.The insects and arachnids of Canada. Part 24. Coleoptera Histeridae
Bousquet Y., Laplante S. 2006. NRC Research press, Ottawa. 485 pp.
2.An Illustrated Inventory of the Beetles (Coleoptera) of Lick Creek Park, College Station, Texas
Edward G. Riley. 2013. Texas A&M University, Dept. Entomology, College Station.