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Genus Megalopinus

Megalopinus caelatus (Gravenhorst) - Megalopinus caelatus Cute Rove Beetle (???) - Megalopinus caelatus Cute Rove Beetle (???) - Megalopinus caelatus Cute Rove Beetle (???) - Megalopinus caelatus Cute Rove Beetle (???) - Megalopinus caelatus Rove Beetle - Megalopinus Rove Beetle - Megalopinus Megalopinus caelatus (Gravenhorst) - Megalopinus caelatus
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 Megalopsidiinae
Genus Megalopinus
Explanation of Names
Megalopinus Eichelbaum 1915
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, well over 100 spp. total(1)
Range
primarily pantropical, ranging into so. US (to IN-OK-AZ)(1)
Habitat
associated with decaying trees & fungusy logs(1)
Remarks
rarely found(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.