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Genus Atrecus

Rove Beetle - Atrecus macrocephalus Atrecus megacephalus? - Atrecus megacephalus Atrecus megacephalus? - Atrecus megacephalus rove beetle - Atrecus americanus Staph 105 - Atrecus rove beetle #2957 - Atrecus Rove Beetle - Atrecus americanus Xantholinini? - Atrecus
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 Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Othiini
Genus Atrecus
Explanation of Names
Atrecus Jacquelin du Val 1856
Numbers
5 spp. in our area + 5 more in the Palaearctic(1)
Range
holarctic; in our area, ne. & w. US and adjacent Canada(1)
Habitat
usually under loose bark, esp. on conifers; sometimes in old galleries of bark beetles(1)
Internet References
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.Staphylinidae of eastern Canada and the adjacent United States. Keys to subfamilies; Staphylininae: ...
Brunke A., Newton A., Klimaszewski J., Majka C.G., Marshall S. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 12: 1-110.