Leptinus orientamericanus Peck

Reeves, Will K., Durden, Lance A., Ritzi, Christopher M., Beckham, Katy R., Super, Paul E & Oconnor, Barry M., 2007, Ectoparasites and other ectosymbiotic arthropods of vertebrates in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, USA, Zootaxa 1392, pp. 31-68: 44

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.273680

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:1BA23B6E-F96B-495C-B0C5-0AC99413D0C3

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/E5278780-FFE0-FFC4-FF3B-582EFC4CFB6C

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Leptinus orientamericanus Peck
status

 

Leptinus orientamericanus Peck  *

Ex Blarina brevicauda  (short tailed shrew): 3 M, 3 F, TN: Sevier Co., Indian Gap, 25 Nov. 1999, R. Eckerlan.

Ex Sorex fumeus  (smoky shrew): 1 M, TN, Sevier Co., Brushy Mount, 8 Apr. 2002, K. Walters, L­ 2983. This mammal nest beetle lives in the fur and nests of small mammals, especially insectivores, in eastern

North America (Peck 1982). The above records are the first for the Park.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Leiodidae

Genus

Leptinus