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Tribe Diochini

rove beetle - Diochus schaumi tribe Diochini - Diochus schaumi rove beetle - Diochus schaumi Rove beetle - Diochus schaumi small rove beetle - Diochus schaumi Rove - Diochus schaumi Rove Beetle - Diochus schaumi Small rove beetle with a small head - Diochus schaumi
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
Tribe Diochini
Explanation of Names
Diochini Casey 1906
one species in our area, ~80 spp. (all but a couple in Diochus) in 2 genera total
Diochus in tropics to warm temperate areas worldwide (in our area, eastern); another genus in southernmost S America(1)
Works Cited
1.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.