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Species Acritus komai

Acritus komai Lewis - Acritus komai
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 Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Abraeinae
Tribe Acritini
Genus Acritus
No Taxon (subgenus Acritus)
Species komai (Acritus komai)
Explanation of Names
Acritus komai Lewis 1879
Range
native to E. Asia, adventive in our area (w. NA: AB, CA...) & Europe(1)(2)(3)(4)
Remarks
"most certainly introduced, but not well documented." --M.S. Caterino, pers. comm. to =v= 28.iii.2011
Works Cited
1.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.
2.California Beetle Project
3.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 3. Coleoptera I
Lehr P.A., ed. 1989. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House, 572 pp.
4.de Jong Y.S.D.M. (ed.) (2011) Fauna Europaea version 2.4