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Tribe Staphylinini

Gold-and-Brown Rove Beetle - Ontholestes cingulatus Platydracus zonatus - male Devil's coach horse beetle? (with meal) - Tasgius ater Rove beetle - Platydracus small Rove Beetle - Philonthus Quedius (Raphirus) elevatus Hatch - Fluviphirus elevatus Platydracus? - Platydracus tarsalis Staphylinidae
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)
Tribe Staphylinini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
classification used in the Guide follows(1)
Size
According to the staphylinini.org website, the worldwide count is 5506 valid species in 9 subtribes, with more than 60 species being described each year for the last decade.
Works Cited
1.Molecular phylogeny of the mega-diverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae)
Chatzimanolis S., Cohen I.M., Schomann A.S., Solodovnikov A. 2010. Zoologica Scripta 39: 436-449.