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Leptacinus intermedius

Scientific Classification
Phylum: Arthropoda
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Staphylinoidea
Genus: Leptacinus
Species: intermedius
Binomial name
Leptacinus intermedius Donisthorpe, 1935

Leptacinus intermedius Donisthorpe, 1935

A European staphylinid (or rove beetle), described in 1935 by Horace Donisthorpe.

Like most of the Staphylinidae, L. intermedius Donis is predaceous towards other insects and possess mobile larvae of same habit.

Members of this family can usually be indentified by their very short elytra, which leave three to six abdominal segments exposed.