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Genus Dasycerus

Staphylinid - Dasycerus carolinensis Dasycerus angulicollis Horn - Dasycerus angulicollis Dasycerus Dasycerus sp. - Dasycerus Dasycerus Dasycerus Dasycerus carolinensis Dasycerus concolor
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 Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Dasycerinae
Genus Dasycerus
Explanation of Names
Dasycerus Brongniart 1800
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, 17 total(1)
Range
holarctic & Oriental; in our area, 3 spp. in so. Appalchian Mts (w.VA-n.AL) + 1 sp. in c.CA - Map (1)(2)
Habitat
fungusy logs & forest debris(1)
Food
adults & larvae mycophagous(1)
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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)