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Species Gabronthus thermarum

Gabronthus thermarum Gabronthus thermarum
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 Staphylinini
Subtribe Philonthina
Genus Gabronthus
Species thermarum (Gabronthus thermarum)
Explanation of Names
Gabronthus thermarum (Aubé 1850)
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe(1), adventive in NA(QC-ON)(2)
Habitat
synanthropic, mostly near human habitation, esp. in greenhouses or large compost piles that stay heated due to decomposition(1)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Second edition
Bousquet Y., Bouchard P., Davies A.E., Sikes D.S. 2013. ZooKeys 360: 1–402.