Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Fall Fund Drive


Genus Tachyporus

Rove Beetle - Tachyporus bristlly-abs rove - Tachyporus Tachyporus rove beetle - Tachyporus elegans Staph 92 - Tachyporus Rove Beetle - Tachyporus Beetle - Tachyporus nitidulus Staphylinidae 84 - Tachyporus
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 Tachyporinae (Crab-like Rove Beetles)
Tribe Tachyporini
Genus Tachyporus
Explanation of Names
Tachyporus Gravenhorst 1802
30 spp. in our area, incl. at least 2 adventive(1); ~135 spp. total(2)
worldwide except South America, Pacific, Madagascar(2), but primarily holarctic, with ~2/3 spp. in Eurasia; occur throughout NA(1)