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Species Corticaria impressa

Corticaria impressa
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 Corticariinae
Genus Corticaria
Species impressa (Corticaria impressa)
Explanation of Names
Corticaria impressa (Olivier 1790)
Size
2.2-2.5 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (NS-NB, BC)(1)
Habitat
swamps, moist forests; In Atlantic Canada mostly seashore/coastline habitats(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: NS-NB 1983(1)
Works Cited
1.Latridiidae (Coleoptera) of Atlantic Canada: New records, keys to identification, new synonyms, distribution, and zoogeography
Majka C.G., Langor D., Rücker W.H. 2009. The Canadian Entomologist 141: 317-370.