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Species Soronia grisea

Soronia grisea (Linnaeus) - Soronia grisea Soronia grisea (Linnaeus) - Soronia grisea Soronia grisea Beetle - Soronia grisea Beetle - Soronia grisea Beetle - Soronia grisea
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Nitidulid series)
Family Nitidulidae (Sap-feeding Beetles)
Subfamily Nitidulinae
Tribe Nitidulini
No Taxon (Soronia complex)
Genus Soronia
Species grisea (Soronia grisea)
Explanation of Names
Soronia grisea (Linné 1758)
Range
native to, and widespread across, the Palaearctic; adventive in NA (Atlantic Canada)(1)
Habitat
on tree sap and other fermented substances, under bark of deciduous trees, on tree blossoms(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NF 1989(1)
Works Cited
1.Nitidulidae and Kateretidae of the Maritime Provinces of Canada 1: New records from Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island...
Majka C.G., Cline A.R. 2006. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 314-332.