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Species Drusilla canaliculata

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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 Aleocharinae
Tribe Lomechusini
Genus Drusilla
Species canaliculata (Drusilla canaliculata)
Explanation of Names
Drusilla canaliculata (Fabricius 1787)
Range
native to Europe and portions of Asia; introduced to NA (recorded from Canada, AK, NY, and KY)(1)
Habitat
wide variety of soils; open areas under vegetation, stones, mosses, debris(1)
Food
myrmecophagous, but not myrmecophilous(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.