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Species Tachinus corticinus

Crab-like Rove Beetle - Tachinus corticinus - female Tachinus sp. - Tachinus corticinus rove beetle - Tachinus corticinus Tachinus fumipennis? - Tachinus corticinus Antenna - Tachinus corticinus rove beetle - Tachinus corticinus - female soil bug - Tachinus corticinus Tachinus ? - Tachinus corticinus
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 Tachyporinae (Crab-like Rove Beetles)
Tribe Tachyporini
Genus Tachinus
Species corticinus (Tachinus corticinus)
Explanation of Names
Tachinus corticinus Gravenhorst 1802
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: QC 1967(1)
Works Cited
1.Introduced Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Klimaszewski J. 2008. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 48-72.