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Genus Neohypnus

Rove beetle - Neohypnus obscurus rove beetle - Neohypnus lecontei flood debris #14 - rove - Neohypnus Xantholinus? - Neohypnus beckeri rove beetle - Neohypnus beckeri Rove Beetle - Neohypnus lecontei - female Rove Beetle - Neohypnus Rove? - Neohypnus
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 Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Xantholinini
Genus Neohypnus
Explanation of Names
Neohypnus Coiffait & Sáiz 1964
Numbers
~30 spp. in our area, many more in the Neotropics(1)
Range
New World, incl. most of NA(1)
Habitat
forest litter/debris near water, some spp. in decaying organic matter (dung, rotting cacti, etc.), in treeholes, or under bark(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.