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Species Pelosoma prosternale

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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 Hydrophiloidea (Water Scavenger and Clown Beetles)
Family Hydrophilidae (Water Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Sphaeridiinae
Tribe Coelostomatini
Genus Pelosoma
Species prosternale (Pelosoma prosternale)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pelosoma praecursor Smetana 1978
Explanation of Names
Pelosoma prosternale Sharp 1882
Size
2.0-2.4 mm (Smetana 1984)
Range
s. TX & Mexico (Smetana 1984)
Print References
Smetana A. (1984) Remarks on the Sphaeridiine genera Pelosoma and Deltostethus (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 38(2): 192-200.