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servus group

Histerid - Hister servus Histerid - Hister servus Histerid - Hister comes Histerid - Hister comes Hister defectus J.E. LeConte 1860 - Hister defectus Hister defectus J.E. LeConte 1860 - Hister defectus Hister indistinctus Say 1825 - Hister indistinctus Hister indistinctus Say 1825 - Hister indistinctus
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 Histeridae (Clown Beetles)
Subfamily Histerinae
Tribe Histerini
Genus Hister
No Taxon servus group
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 10 spp. & 2 species complexes total(1)
Identification
key in(1)
Range
e. US to Brazil(1)
Remarks
not yet in the guide:
Hister fungicola Schaeffer 1912: 2.8-3.5 mm; NJ-FL(1)
Hister lagoi Caterino 1999: 3.4-3.7 mm; so.GA-FL-TX(1)
Works Cited
1.Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Hister servus group (Coleoptera: Histeridae): a Neotropical radiation
Caterino M.S. 1999. Systematic Entomology 24: 351–376.