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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Homaeotarsus

Rove Beetle - Homaeotarsus Rove Beetle - Homaeotarsus pallipes rove #31 - Homaeotarsus Rove Beetle - Homaeotarsus Staphylinidae 5 - Homaeotarsus cribratus Rove Beetle - possibly Lathrobium? - Homaeotarsus Staphylininae? - Homaeotarsus rove beetle - Homaeotarsus
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 Paederinae
Tribe Paederini
Subtribe Cryptobiina
Genus Homaeotarsus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision
Explanation of Names
Homaeotarsus Hochhuth 1851
Numbers
36 spp. in our area (8 reach Canada), ~100 total(1)
Range
worldwide (except Europe & Australasia) and throughout NA(1)
Habitat
forest/marsh/prairie litter (often riparian), sometimes under bark of logs(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.