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Genus Myllaena

tiny helmet rove - Myllaena rove beetle - Myllaena Staph 149 - Myllaena Staph 154 - Myllaena small rove beetle - Myllaena Myllaena cuneata Staphylinid - Myllaena Staphylinid - Myllaena
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
Genus Myllaena
Explanation of Names
Myllaena Erichson 1837
Numbers
22 spp. in our area; our only member of the tribe Myllaenini besides Bryothinusa catalinae (CA)(1)
Identification
key to spp.: Klimaszewski 1982
Range
most of NA(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.