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Genus Rugilus

Rove Beetle - Rugilus Rove Beetle - Rugilus orbiculatus Rugilus rufipes? - Rugilus rufipes Rugilus rufipes? - Rugilus rufipes A handsome wee beetle.  ID, please. - Rugilus Rove Beetle - Rugilus angustatus tiny rove beetle - Rugilus Rove Beetle - Rugilus rufipes
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 Lathrobiini
Subtribe Stilicina
Genus Rugilus
Explanation of Names
Rugilus Leach 1819
Numbers
11 spp. in our area (of which 3 adventive), >200 spp. worldwide(1)(2)
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.
2.Three Palearctic species of Rugilus Leach in North America (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae, Paederinae)...
Hoebeke E.R. 1995. Insecta Mundi 9: 69-89.