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Species Coproporus rutilus

Coproporus sp. - Coproporus rutilus Coproporus rutilus (Erichson) - Coproporus rutilus 904W07 - Coproporus rutilus
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 Tachyporinae (Crab-like Rove Beetles)
Tribe Tachyporini
Genus Coproporus
Species rutilus (Coproporus rutilus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Tachinus rutilus Erichson 1839
Explanation of Names
rutil - Latin for red (1)
9 spp. n. of Mex. (2)
3.8 mm (Frank & Thomas 2008)
Native to south-central US (TX, MS, and LA) (Campbell, 1975), plus CA (Caterino & Chatzimanolis 2007) and FL (Frank & Thomas 2008)
Common throughout Central America, northern South America, and the West Indies (Blackwelder 1938)
Type locality. — Originally cited from "Americae ins. Puerto Rico et St. Thomae, in Columbia." (Blackwelder 1938)
Print References
Blackwelder R.E. 1938. Revision of the North American beetles of the staphylinid subfamily Tachyporinae. Part 2: Genus Coproporus Kraatz. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 86: 1–10. Full Text
Campbell, J.M. 1975. A revision of the genera Coproporus and Cilea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) of America north of Mexico. Canadian Entomologist 107: 175-216.
Caterino, M.S. and S. Chatzimanolis. 2007. Newly recorded and noteworthy California Staphylinidae, Coleopterist's Bulletin, 61(3): 398-407.
Frank, J. and M. Thomas. 2008. Rove beetles of Florida, Staphylinidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). EENY-115, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. 13 pp. Full PDF
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.