Mioptachys flavicauda (Say)

Ferro, Michael L., Gimmel, Matthew L., Harms, Kyle E. & Carlton, Christopher E., 2012, Comparison of Coleoptera emergent from various decay classes of downed coarse woody debris in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA, Insecta Mundi 2012 (260), pp. 1-8: 21

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5175284

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FD357F-9709-FFE0-7792-7462A720FDE0

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Felipe

scientific name

Mioptachys flavicauda (Say)
status

 

Mioptachys flavicauda (Say)   ( Fig. 11 View Figures 9–14 )

Range: northeastern Canada and United States, south to Florida and west to California. Habitat: lowlands, forested areas, under bark, in decaying logs and woodchips. Collection Method: searching under loose bark, sifting/ Berlese wood chips, carrion traps, emergence. Biology : nocturnal, associated with dead and dying hardwood trees, probably capable of flight, predatory, adults overwinter, feeds on mites and springtails. Present Study : not significantly associated with any substrate or forest type. References: Ulke 1903 (as Tachys flavicauda Say   )   ; Blatchley 1910 (as T. flavicauda   ); Lindroth 1961 –1969 (as T. flavicauda   ); Nelson 1991; Bousquet and Larochelle 1993; Downie and Arnett 1996; Peck and Thomas 1998; Ciegler 2000; Majka et al. 2011.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Carabidae

Genus

Mioptachys