Brachygluta abdominalis (Aubé, 1833)

Majka, Christopher, Klimaszewski, Jan & Lauff, Randolph, 2008, The coastal rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) of Atlantic Canada: a survey and new records, ZooKeys 2 (2), pp. 115-150: 121

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Brachygluta abdominalis (Aubé, 1833)


Brachygluta abdominalis (Aubé, 1833)  

Brachygluta abdominalis   was reported in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia by Majka and Ogden (2006). Its distribution in Atlantic Canada and Maine is shown in Majka and Ogden (2006). The species is found in leaf litter in salt marshes and sand dune areas and in beach drift at the upper margin of the intertidal zone ( Majka and Ogden 2006). Species of Brachygluta   are specialist predators of mites ( Hammond 2000).