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Species Stephostethus productus

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 Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Coccinellid group)
Family Latridiidae (Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles)
Subfamily Latridiinae
Genus Stephostethus
Species productus (Stephostethus productus)
Explanation of Names
Stephostethus productus (Rosenhauer 1856)
Range
native to w. Mediterranean, adventive in NA (NB, ?NY)(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: NB 2009(1)