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Staphylinidae Latreille 1802

Rove beetles

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taxon links [up-->]Euaesthetinae [up-->]Leptotyphlinae [up-->]Piestinae [up-->]Scaphidiinae [up-->]Olisthaerinae [up-->]Staphylininae [up-->]Paederinae [up-->]Solieriinae [up-->]Protopselaphinae [up-->]Megalopsidiinae [up-->]Tachyporinae [up-->]Oxytelinae [up-->]Phloeocharinae [up-->]Glypholomatinae [up-->]Neophoninae [up-->]Habrocerinae [up-->]Microsilphinae [up-->]Pseudopsinae [up-->]Aleocharinae [up-->]Empelinae [up-->]Trichophyinae [up-->]Trigonurinae [up-->]Proteininae [up-->]Pselaphinae [up-->]Apateticinae [up-->]Osoriinae [up-->]Omaliinae [up-->]Micropeplinae [up-->]Oxyporinae [up-->]Steninae [up-->]Dasycerinae Not MonophyleticNot MonophyleticNot MonophyleticNot MonophyleticNot MonophyleticPhylogenetic position of group is uncertain[down<--]Staphylinoidea Interpreting the tree
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After Newton and Thayer (1992, 1995).
Containing group: Staphylinoidea

Other Names for Staphylinidae Latreille 1802


Klimaszewski, J., A. F. Newton, Jr. & M. K. Thayer. 1996. A review of the New Zealand rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 23: 143-160.

Newton, A.F., Jr., and Thayer, M.K. 1992. Current classification and family-group names in Staphyliniformia (Coleoptera). Fieldiana (Zoology), New Series, 67: 1-92.

Newton, A.F., Jr., and Thayer, M.K. 1995. Protopselaphinae new subfamily for Protopselaphus new genus from Malaysia, with a phylogenetic analysis and review of the Omaliine Group of Staphylinidae including Pselaphidae. In: Pakaluk, J., and Slipinski, S.A., eds., Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warszawa.

Newton, A. F., M. K. Thayer, J. S. Ashe, and D. S. Chandler. 2001. Staphylinidae. pp. 272-418 in Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). American Beetles. Volume 1. Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL. xvi + 443 pp.

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Scientific Name Tachyporinae
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
Scientific Name Oxyporus sp.
Specimen Condition Dead Specimen
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