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Species Dienerella costulata

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Latridiidae (Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Latridiinae
Genus Dienerella
No Taxon (subgenus Dienerella)
Species costulata (Dienerella costulata)
Explanation of Names
Dienerella costulata (Reitter 1877)
1.0–1.5 mm(1)
native to, and widespread across Europe, adventive in NA (NS-MB to PA-MI)(1) [treated as non-native to Europe in(2)]
grain stores, cellars, drug stores, homes; associated with stored dried products(1)(2)
earliest NA record: before 1899 (MA, MI, PA)(1)
Internet References
Fact sheet by C. McLellan(3)
Works Cited
1.Latridiidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: New records, keys to identification, new synonyms, distribution, and zoogeography
Majka C.G., Langor D., Rücker W.H. 2009. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 317-370.
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.
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