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Genus Acrotrichis

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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 Ptiliidae (Featherwing[ed] Beetles)
Subfamily Acrotrichinae
Tribe Acrotrichini
Genus Acrotrichis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acrotrichis Motschulsky, 1848
Numbers
35+ described species in North & Central America. (1)
Size
Most about 1 mm. (1)
Habitat
Have been found in leaf litter, mammal nests, dung, and decaying fungi. (1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.