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Genus Oxypoda

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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 Aleocharinae
Tribe Oxypodini
Subtribe Oxypodina
Genus Oxypoda
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ancillota Casey 1910, Moluciba Casey 1911(1)
Explanation of Names
Oxypoda Mannerheim 1830
Numbers
>100 spp. in 8 subgenera in our area(2)
Range
throughout NA(2)