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Tribe Xantholinini

Oxybleptes davisi - female Rove Beetle - Nudobius luridipennis Neohypnus Staph 158 - Gyrohypnus Nudobius cephalus? - Nudobius cephalus Another Rove Beetle - Xantholinus linearis Awesome winged ant - Stenistoderus rubripennis Rove Beetle - Xantholinus linearis
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 Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Xantholinini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated as a subfamily; latest revision in(1)
Explanation of Names
Xantholinini Erichson 1839
Numbers
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)
A. Smetana. 1982. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of 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.