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Species Cercyon ustulatus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Hydrophiloidea
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Megasternini
Genus Cercyon
No Taxon (Subgenus Dicyrtocercyon)
Species ustulatus (Cercyon ustulatus)
Explanation of Names
Cercyon ustulatus (Preyssler 1790)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in our area (east coast of NA)(1); now in BC, too (BG data)
Works Cited
1.Review of the Family Hydrophilidae of Canada and Alaska
Ales Smetana. 1988. Entomological Society of Canada.