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Species Anotylus rugosus

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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 Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Oxytelinae (Spiny-legged Rove Beetles)
Tribe Oxytelini
Genus Anotylus
Species rugosus (Anotylus rugosus)
Explanation of Names
Anotylus rugosus (Fabricius 1775)
native to n. Eurasia, adventive in our area (across Canada & n. US)(1)(2)
Males: sternite VI with a triangular tooth on posterior margin, sternite VII with a short, bisinuate posterior ridge(3)
Works Cited
1.Introduced Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Klimaszewski J. 2008. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 48-72.
2.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.
3.The First Record of the Palearctic Species Anotylus insecatus (Gravenhorst) (Coleoptera:Staphylinidae) from North America
J. M. Campbell and A. D. Tomlin. 1983. The Coleopterists Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 4, pp. 309-313.