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Species Somotrichus unifasciatus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Lebiini
Subtribe Pericalina
Genus Somotrichus
Species unifasciatus (Somotrichus unifasciatus)
Explanation of Names
Somotrichus unifasciatus (Dejean 1831)
Range
se. US (NC-FL-TX-AR, AZ)(1)(BG Data)
Native to Africa(2), now cosmopolitan
Habitat
Found in bat guano in a cave; poultry houses
Food
preys on beetles in stored products, avian droppings(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.Alien terrestrial arthropods of Europe
Roques A., Kenis M., Lees D., Lopez-Vaamonde C., Rabitsch W., Rasplus J.-Y., Roy D., eds. 2010. BioRisk 4 Special Issue; 2 vols., 1028 pp.