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Species Gymnochthebius fossatus

Gymnochthebius fossatus (LeConte) - Gymnochthebius fossatus
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 Hydraenidae (Minute Moss Beetles)
Subfamily Ochthebiinae
Genus Gymnochthebius
Species fossatus (Gymnochthebius fossatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gymnochthebius fossatus (LeConte)
Orig. Comb: Ochthebius fossatus LeConte 1855
7 Nearctic spp. (1)

Det. P. D. Perkins, 2013
AZ-TX-KS, FL / Mex. to S. Amer. (2),(3),(Jäch 1994)
See Also
Gymnochthebius nitidus (LeConte)
Print References
Jäch, M.A. 1994. Descriptions of new species of Hydraenidae (Coleoptera) from Texas, Indiana and Oklahoma, with faunistic and taxonomic notes on the family in Texas. The Coleopterists Bulletin 48: 301-308.
LeConte, J.L. 1855. Synopsis of the Hydrophilidae of the United States. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 7: 356-375.
Internet References
Type - MCZ, Harvard
Works Cited
1.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.
2. A distributional checklist of the beetles (Coleoptera) of Florida.
Peck & Thomas. 1998. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Gainesville. 180 pp.
3.Checklists of Spiders, Mites, and Insects of Oklahoma