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Subfamily Omaliinae - Ocellate Rove Beetles

small-head, bug-eyed, wrinkled-pronotum rove - Omalium rivulare Rove Beetle? - Olophrum obtectum Rove beetle - Phloeonomus laesicollis Very small beetle - Deinopteroloma Staph 60 - Phlaeopterus Staph 77 - Eusphalerum Rove Beetle - Olophrum obtectum Acidota subcarinata? - Phyllodrepa punctiventris
Classification
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)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Omaliinae (Ocellate Rove Beetles)
Identification
often carabid-like [with rather long elytra]
Remarks
in many genera there are flightless or wing-dimorphic spp.(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.