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Species Anotylus insignitus

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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 Oxytelinae (Spiny-legged Rove Beetles)
Tribe Oxytelini
Genus Anotylus
Species insignitus (Anotylus insignitus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anotylus insignitus (Gravenhorst)
Orig. Comb: Oxytelus insignitus Gravenhorst, 1806
Explanation of Names
insignitus (L). 'without a mark' (1)
Numbers
18 spp. (at least 5 adventive) n. of Mex. (2)
Range
e US (TX-FL-CT-IN) / W. Indies / Mex. to S. Amer. (3)
Remarks
One of the most common species on Earth.
… György Makranczy, 4 October, 2011
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.