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Subfamily Staphylininae - Large Rove Beetles

rove beetle - Anaquedius vernix Wrack-heap rove - Cafius bistriatus rove #11 - Philonthus Platydracus violaceus Hairy rove beetle, Creophilus sp. - Creophilus maxillosus Cafius sp.? Ocypus nitens Quedius caseyi divergens (Casey) - Quedius caseyi
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 Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)