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Subfamily Xantholininae

roving in birdseed - Xantholinus linearis Lithocharodes ruficollis (LeConte) - Lithocharodes ruficollis Staph 57 - Nudobius Unknown Rove beetle - Xantholinus linearis Parothius californicus? - Parothius Xantholinini? Hesperolinus parcus? Nudobius cephalus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Staphyliniformia)
Superfamily Staphylinoidea
Family Staphylinidae (Rove Beetles)
Subfamily Xantholininae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
see (1)
116 spp. (incl. several adventive) in 27 genera of 3 tribes in our area, >80 genera in 4 tribes total(1)(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Multilocus phylogeny defines a new classification of Staphylininae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae)...
Żyła D., Solodovnikov A. 2020. Sys. Entomol. 45: 114–127.
2.Othius punctulatus (Goeze, 1777) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) detected in the Pacific Northwest: a Palearctic genus new to the US
Rood R.J., Brunke A., Solodovnikov A. 2015. Col. Bull. 69: 412-414.
3.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.