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Genus Quedius

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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
Subtribe Quediina
Genus Quedius
Explanation of Names
Quedius Stephens 1832
>90 spp. in 7 subgenera in our area (incl. 7 adventive spp.), ~800 spp. in 12 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)(3)
Four species are circumpolar and six others are considered introduced from the Palaearctic