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Species Trichonyx sulcicollis

Trichonyx sulcicollis
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 Pselaphinae (Ant-loving Beetles)
Supertribe Euplectitae
Tribe Trichonychini
Subtribe Trichonychina
Genus Trichonyx
Species sulcicollis (Trichonyx sulcicollis)
Explanation of Names
Trichonyx sulcicollis Rechenbach 1816
Range
native to, and widespread across Europe(1), adventive in NA (NY)(2)
Habitat
at base of old trees/stumps, in rotten wood, under bark with ants, or in ant nests (Lasius, Formica)(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Coleoptera Poloniae
2.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.