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Nice small Staph...

Nice small Staph...
2 miles E. Gold Bar, Snohomish County, Washington, USA
April 1, 2016
Size: ~ 2.9 mm
Extracted from berlese funnel trap, nice little staphylinid of sorts? Confirmation/correction, and further placement would be appreciated.

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Nice small Staph... Nice small Staph... Nice small Staph...

Moved
Moved from Paederini.Seems most likely to be Lathrobiina, but I can't see the anterior face of the hind tibia clearly to check on the apical ctenidium (comb of spines) of that group. (It has a very well-developed ctenidium on the posterior face.) I also wondered about Orus (Stilicina), but the shape of the head and pronotum don't look right.

Moved
Moved from Paederinae.

Moved
Moved from Rove Beetles.