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Genus Rybaxis

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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)
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea (Rove, Carrion and Fungus Beetles)
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Pselaphinae (Ant-loving Beetles)
Supertribe Goniaceritae
Tribe Brachyglutini
Subtribe Brachyglutina
Genus Rybaxis
Explanation of Names
Rybaxis Saulcy 1876
Numbers
13 spp. in our area; very large genus worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide except Neotropics; in our area, transcontinental (NF-AK to FL-LA-MO-MT-WA)(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.