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Microdota atricolor (Sharp, 1869)
a rove beetle
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Classification:

  • Phylum Arthropoda
  • Class Insecta
  • Order COLEOPTERA
  • Suborder POLYPHAGA
  • Superfamily STAPHYLINOIDEA
  • Family STAPHYLINIDAE
  • Subfamily Aleocharinae
  • Genus Microdota

STAPHYLINIDAE
 An example of STAPHYLINIDAE
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CITATION
Anderson, R., Nash, R., O’Connor, J.P. 2005. Checklist of Irish Coleoptera. InvertebrateIreland Online, Ulster Museum , Belfast and National Museum of Ireland , Dublin
http://www.habitas.org.uk/InvertebrateIreland/species.asp?item=1420
IRISH STATUS
See Explanatory Text
Accepted
NORTHERN IRELAND
REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
No RecordsNo Records
STATUS OF NAME
Current Name
VALIDATING LITERATURE
Anderson, R., Nash, R. & O'Connor, J.P.. 1997, Irish Coleoptera: a revised and annotated list, Irish Naturalists' Journal Special Entomological Supplement, 1-81
LITERATURE FOR IDENTIFICATION
Joy, N.H., 1932, A practical handbook of British beetles, , H.F. & G. Witherby, London
LITERATURE FOR TAXONOMIC CHANGE
Lott, D.A & Duff, A.G, 2004, Staphylinidae in : Checklist of Beetles of the British Isles. www.coleopterist.org.uk
LITERATURE FOR ECOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION
LOCATION OF VOUCHER
EXPLANATORY TEXT
This species was once grouped in the subgenus Atheta s. Microdota and is now grouped in the Genus Microdota. It has therefore changed name from Atheta atricolor to Microdota atricolor.

CHECKLIST VERSION  2005

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