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Species Aglenus brunneus

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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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Salpingidae (Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles)
Genus Aglenus
Species brunneus (Aglenus brunneus)
Explanation of Names
Aglenus brunneus (Gyllenhal 1813)
Size
1.5-2 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, widespread in our area (Buckland et al. 2009)(2)
Habitat
caves, forest litter, moldy stored products (Buckland et al. 2009)(2)
Print References
Buckland P.C., Panagiotakopulu E., Sveinbjarnardóttir G. (2009) A failed invader in the North Atlantic, the case of Aglenus brunneus Gyll. (Col., Colydiidae), a blind flightless beetle from Iceland. Biological Invasions 11: 1239-1245. (Abstract)
Works Cited
1.Lompe A. (2002-) Die Käfer Europas: Ein Bestimmungswerk im Internet
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.