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Species Rugilus ceylanensis

Rugilus ceylonensis - Rugilus ceylanensis
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 Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Paederinae
Tribe Paederini
Subtribe Stilicina
Genus Rugilus
Species ceylanensis (Rugilus ceylanensis)
Range
native to so. & se. Asia, adventive in our area and now widespread in the northeast
Habitat
litter, compost
Remarks
first reported from the continent by Hoebeke (2010)