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Species Aleochara curtula

Rove beetle - Aleochara curtula Rove beetle - Aleochara curtula Rove beetle - Aleochara curtula
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 Aleocharinae
Tribe Aleocharini
Genus Aleochara
No Taxon (subgenus Aleochara)
Species curtula (Aleochara curtula)
Explanation of Names
Aleochara curtula (Goeze 1777)
native to the Palaearctic (where widespread & common), adventive in our area: ne. US & adjacent Canada (PE-NJ to ON-IL) + BC(1)(2)
earliest record in our area: QC 1929(2)
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