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Species Leptacinus intermedius

Staphy 2 - Leptacinus intermedius
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 Xantholinini
Genus Leptacinus
Species intermedius (Leptacinus intermedius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Leptacinus intermedius Donisthorpe, 1936
Range
native to w. Palaearctic, adventive and widespread in NA except se. US(1)
Habitat
dung, compost, and other decaying organics(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: QC 1903(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.