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Species Ochthebius lineatus

Ochthebius - Ochthebius lineatus Ochthebius lineatus LeConte - Ochthebius lineatus
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 Hydraenidae (Minute Moss Beetles)
Subfamily Ochthebiinae
Genus Ochthebius
Species lineatus (Ochthebius lineatus)
Explanation of Names
Ochthebius lineatus LeConte, 1851
Numbers
43 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Range
w NA (CA-TX-MB-BC) (2)
Remarks
Lectotype Locality: Colorado
Internet References
FAMILY HYDRAENIDAE Canadian dist. for Minute moss beetles - R.E. Roughley
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.
2.Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico ("The Leng Catalogue")
Charles W. Leng. 1920. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, NY. x + 470 pp.