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Genus Acrotrichis

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea
Family Ptiliidae (Featherwing[ed] Beetles)
Subfamily Acrotrichinae
Tribe Acrotrichini
Genus Acrotrichis
Explanation of Names
Acrotrichis Motschulsky 1848
35+ described species in North & Central America(1), ~220 total(2)
Most ~1 mm(1)
leaf litter, mammal nests, dung, 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.