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Sciodrepoides watsoni hornianus  (Blanchard, 1915)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 934073

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Subspecies  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Sciodrepoides watsoni (Spence, 1815)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - junior synonym   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peck, Stewart B. / Arnett, Ross H., Jr. and Michael C. Thomas, eds.   
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 19. Leiodidae Fleming, 1821   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 1: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia   
  Page(s): 250-258   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-1925-0   
  Reference for: Sciodrepoides watsoni hornianus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Peck, Stewart B., and Paul E. Skelley   
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Small carrion beetles (Coleoptera: Leiodidae: Cholevinae) from burrows of Geomys and Thomomys pocket gophers (Rodentia: Geomyidae) in the United States   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Insecta Mundi, vol. 15, no. 3   
  Page(s): 139-149   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0749-6737   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Sciodrepoides watsoni hornianus   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  



  Comment: Peck & Cook (2002:739) note 'We can find no features to clearly separate Palearctic from Nearctic specimens to support the concept of the North American populations being separate subspecies S. watsoni hornarius (Blanchard). Because the species is not in Alaska we think there is presently no direct genetic contact between populations across the Bering Strait. This would support the use of the subspecies name if a later study shows that there are morphological or other differences.' It does not appear that those conditions have been met yet, though this could change  



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