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Tribe Staphylinini

Beetle - Creophilus maxillosus beetle?? - Philonthus rove beetle - Platydracus violaceus what species´╝č - Philonthus politus 8031610 Rove B - Tasgius winkleri Platydracus tomentosus  - Platydracus tomentosus Creophilus maxillosus Platydracus mysticus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Staphylinini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
classification used in the Guide follows(1)
According to the website, the worldwide count is 5506 valid species in 9 subtribes, with more than 60 species being described each year for the last decade.
Works Cited
1.Molecular phylogeny of the mega-diverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae)
Chatzimanolis S., Cohen I.M., Schomann A.S., Solodovnikov A. 2010. Zoologica Scripta 39: 436-449.