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Species Ochthephilum fracticorne

Rove Beetle - Ochthephilum fracticorne Rove Beetle - Ochthephilum fracticorne Rove Beetle - Ochthephilum fracticorne Rove 2 - Ochthephilum fracticorne Rove 2 - Ochthephilum fracticorne rove beetle - Ochthephilum fracticorne Impressive Jaws - Ochthephilum fracticorne Impressive Jaws - Ochthephilum fracticorne
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 Paederinae
Tribe Paederini
Subtribe Cryptobiina
Genus Ochthephilum
Species fracticorne (Ochthephilum fracticorne)
Explanation of Names
Ochthephilum fracticorne (Paykull 1800)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (NS-ON-MI, New England; BC)(1)
Remarks
first NA record: ?MA before 1975(1)
Works Cited
1.Introduced Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Klimaszewski J. 2008. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 48-72.