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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Omaliinae
Tribus: Anthophagini
Genus: Acidota
Species: A. brevis – A. crenata – A. cruentata – A. daisetsuzana – A. montana – A. nivicola – A. quadrata – A. semisericea – A. subcarinata

Acidota Stephens, 1829: 25

Type species: Staphylinus crenatus Fabricius, 1792, designated in Westwood 1838: 18.


Helobium Gistel, 1834: 9 [preoccupied, not Helobium Leach, 1815 (Coleoptera)]

Primary references

Stephens, J.F. 1829: The nomenclature of British insects; being a compendious list of such species as are contained in the Systematic Catalogue of British Insects, and forming a guide to their classification, &c. &c. 68 pp. London: Baldwin and Cradock. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.51800 Reference page. [original description: p. 25]

Acidota is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Staphylinidae.[1]

The genus was described in 1829 by James Francis Stephens.[1]

The species of this genus are found in Eurasia and Northern America.[1]


Acidota canaliculatus
Acidota sulcatus


"Acidota Stephens, 1829". Retrieved 20 January 2021.

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