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Subfamily Xantholininae

strange bug - Xantholinus linearis rove beetle - Nudobius cephalus longiventris? - Xantholinus longiventris Aurora Rove Termite? Philonthus rufulus ? grooming Hesperolinus parcus? Phacophallus tricolor - female
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 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.