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Species Eucinetus haemorrhoidalis

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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 Elateriformia)
Superfamily Scirtoidea (Plate-thigh and Marsh Beetles)
Family Eucinetidae (Plate-thigh Beetles)
Genus Eucinetus
Species haemorrhoidalis (Eucinetus haemorrhoidalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
haemorrhous Duftschmid 1825, terminalis LeConte 1853 --see (1)
Explanation of Names
Eucinetus haemorrhoidalis (Germar 1818)
3-3.6 mm(2)
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(3), adventive in NA and now transcontinental (north to NS-NT-BC)(4)
lowlands & piedmonts, usually on sandy & przepuszczalnych soils; larvae in soil, adults year-round under decaying plant material, detritus at fungus-infested roots, leaf litter, moss at tree bases, or under loose bark(5)
larvae feed on subterranean fungi(5)
Life Cycle
adults overwinter(5)
Works Cited
1.Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea... [through Cleroidea]
Klimaszewski J, Langor D, Smith A, Hoebeke E, Davies A, Pelletier G, Douglas HB, Webster RP, Bourdon C, Borowiec L, Scudder GGE. 2017. Pensoft Series Faunistica 116: 1-215.
2.Lompe A. (2002-) Die Käfer Europas: Ein Bestimmungswerk im Internet
3.The Eucinetidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G. 2010. J. Acad. Ent. Soc. 6: 16-21.
4.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.
5.Coleoptera Poloniae