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Tribe Pinophilini

Pinophilus staphylinid - Pinophilus Lathropinus obsidianus (Casey) - Lathropinus obsidianus LARGE Rove Beetle - Pinophilus Pinophilus Unknown - Pinophilus Rove Beetle - Palaminus Pinophilus
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 Paederinae
Tribe Pinophilini
Numbers
4 genera (in 2 subtribes) n. of Mex. (1)
Identification
Basal four tarsomeres of the protarsi are extremely widened in both sexes (1)
Life Cycle
Little is known of pinophiline biology; at least some are litter inhabitants, while others occur on foliage (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.