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Genus Neohypnus

Rove beetle - Neohypnus obscurus Xantholinus? - Neohypnus beckeri rove beetle - Neohypnus beckeri Neohypnus Rove Beetle - Neohypnus lecontei - female Rove Beetle - Neohypnus Rove Beetle - Neohypnus Beetle - 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 Xantholininae
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.