Devil's coach horse beetle

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Devil's coach-horse beetle
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Staphylinidae
Genus: Ocypus
Species: O. olens
Binomial name
Ocypus olens
(O. F. Müller, 1764)
Synonyms

Staphylinus olens O. F. Müller, 1764

The Devil's coach-horse beetle, is a very common beetle in Europe. It is also sometimes called the Cocktail beetle.[1] It belongs to the family of the rove beetles.

References[change | change source]

  1. Wooton. A. , (2000) Spotter's Guide to Bugs and Insects, 3rd ed, London: Usborne Publishing Limited, page 25

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