Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Platydracus immaculatus

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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 Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Staphylinini
Subtribe Staphylinina
Genus Platydracus
Species immaculatus (Platydracus immaculatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platydracus immaculatus (Mannerheim)
Range
so. half of QC & ON south to NC-UT(1)
Habitat
open habitats, esp. stony areas with sandy soil(1)
Remarks
now infrequently collected over much of its range(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Staphylinidae of eastern Canada and the adjacent United States. Keys to subfamilies; Staphylininae: ...
Brunke A., Newton A., Klimaszewski J., Majka C.G., Marshall S. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 12: 1-110.