Atheta alesi

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Taxonavigation: Staphylinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Aleocharinae
Tribus: Athetini
Subtribus: Athetina
Genus: Atheta
Subgenus: Microdota
Species: Atheta alesi


Atheta (Microdota) alesi Klimaszewski & Brunke in Brunke et al., 2012: figs. 61, 135–141, map 61

  • Holotype: LFC, ♂.
  • Type locality: Canada, Ontario, Ottawa Div., Ottawa, Central Experimental Farm, Marmota burrow; 20.iv.2009, A. Smetana leg.
  • Etymology: This species is named in honor of Dr. Aleš Smetana, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, in recognition of his excellent collections from groundhog (Marmota monax (L.)) burrows, which have revealed many interesting species that may be restricted to this microhabitat.


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