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Tribe Xantholinini

Lathrobium sp.? - Xantholinus linearis rove beetle - Gyrohypnus fracticornis Staphylinidae 59 - Nudobius cephalus Rove Beetle Sp. Rove Beetle Xantholinini? - Thyreocephalus arizonicus Bisnius siegwaldii - Gyrohypnus Elongate staphylinid
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 Xantholininae
Tribe Xantholinini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Xantholinini Erichson 1839
Numbers
106 spp. in 23 genera in our area, of which four represented by adventive species only and seven are precinctive to NA(2)
Identification
Antennae more or less geniculate; neck narrow, usually a third or less as wide as head(2)
Range
most of the world
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Revision of the subfamily Xantholininae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
Smetana A. 1982. Mem. Ent. Soc. Canada 114: 1-389.
2.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.
3.Staphylinidae of eastern Canada and the adjacent United States. Keys to subfamilies; Staphylininae: ...
Brunke A., Newton A., Klimaszewski J., Majka C.G., Marshall S. 2011. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 12: 1-110.