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Genus Phanerota

Phanerota sp. (Gyrophaenina group) - Phanerota Gyrophaenine(?) staph - Phanerota staph 2 - Phanerota Rove Beetle - Phanerota Rove Beetle - Phanerota Rove Beetle - Phanerota fasciata Aleocharinae - Phanerota Phanerota fasciata
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
Tribe Homalotini
Subtribe Gyrophaenina
Genus Phanerota
Explanation of Names
Phanerota Casey 1906
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1), (~30 total)(2)
Range
New World & Old World tropics(2); in our area, e. half of the US(1)
Food
Various fungi(1)
Print References
Ashe, J.S. 1981. Studies of the life history and habits of Phanerota fasciata (Say) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) with notes on the mushroom as a habitat and descriptions of the immature stages. Coleopterists Bulletin 35(1): 83‑96.
Ashe, J.S. 1982. Evidence about species status of Phanerota fasciata (Say) and Phanerota dissimilis (Erichson) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae) from host mushroom relationships. Coleopterists Bulletin 36(2): 155‑161.
Ashe, J.S. 1986. Phanerota cubensis and Phanerota brunnessa n. sp. with a key to the species of Phanerota occurring in Florida (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Florida Entomologist 69(1): 236-245.