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Genus Anotylus

rove beetle - Anotylus rove beetle - Anotylus rugosus rove #24 - Anotylus rugosus Teeny Beetle, Vicious Jaws - Anotylus insignitus Tiny Striped Rove Beetle - Anotylus Spiny-legged Rove Beetle - Anotylus Beetle - Anotylus Rove beetle feeding on pony feces - Anotylus
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 Oxytelinae (Spiny-legged Rove Beetles)
Tribe Oxytelini
Genus Anotylus
Explanation of Names
Anotylus Thomson 1859
Numbers
18 spp. (of which at least 5 adventive) in our area(1), ~360 worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide(2)
Habitat
mainly on dung, carrion and other decomposing organic matter(1)
Remarks
comes to lights