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Species Atomaria lewisi

Beetle - Atomaria lewisi Cryptophagidae, dorsal - Atomaria lewisi Beetle IMG_5533 - Atomaria lewisi Atomaria lewisi Reitter  - Atomaria lewisi cryptophagid - Atomaria lewisi Atomaria lewisi? - Atomaria lewisi Latridiidae ? - Atomaria lewisi Waterford-LRB - Atomaria lewisi
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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Cryptophagidae (Silken Fungus Beetles)
Subfamily Atomariinae
Tribe Atomariini
Genus Atomaria
No Taxon (subgenus Anchicera)
Species lewisi (Atomaria lewisi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syn: Atomaria curtula Casey 1900(1)
Explanation of Names
Atomaria lewisi Reitter 1877
Size
1.3–1.6 mm(1)
Range
e NA to Calif. (NF-ON to GA-TX-CA)(1)(BG data), native to Asia(2)
Habitat
especially around farms & in gardens/parks (heaps of refuse, esp. cut vegetation, hay, grass, compost) but also in other habitats(1)(2)
Life Cycle
comes to lights (BG data)
Remarks
Adventive
Works Cited
1.Contributions towards an understanding of the Atomariinae (Coleoptera, Cryptophagidae) of Atlantic Canada
Majka C.G., Johnson C., Langor D.W. 2010. ZooKeys 35: 37–63.
2.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.