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Subgenus Paracercyon

Minute Beetle collected in Pitfall Trap S. Maine ...Cercyon sp. - Cercyon minusculus unk Cercyon sp. - Cercyon minusculus Minute Beetle collected in Pitfall Trap S. Maine   Cercyon sp. - Cercyon minusculus Cercyon (Paracercyon) analis Paykull - Cercyon analis Megasternini? - Cercyon analis Megasternini? - Cercyon analis Beetle - Cercyon analis Beetle - Cercyon analis
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 Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Megasternini
Genus Cercyon
No Taxon Subgenus Paracercyon
Numbers
3 species in North America including 1 introduced Palearctic species (1)
Identification
Members of this subgenus have a wide mesosternal process, which is broadly contacting the anterior portion of the metasternum. (1)
Works Cited
1.Review of the Family Hydrophilidae of Canada and Alaska
Ales Smetana. 1988. Entomological Society of Canada.