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Steninae MacLeay, W.S. 1825

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Containing group: Staphylinidae
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Scientific Name Stenus sp.
Location USA, CA, Plumas Co.: Beckwourth, Banks of Feather River, 3949'N 12023'W, 1490m
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Source Stenus sp. - rove beetle
Copyright © 2004 Alex Wild
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