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Subfamily Oxytelinae - Spiny-legged Rove Beetles

Rove Beetle - Oxytelus laqueatus Rove beetle 10.06.16 - Oxytelus Little Rove Beetle - Carpelimus Rove beetle - Anotylus insecatus  Staphylinidae - ? - Platystethus Spiny-legged Rove Beetle - Coprophilus striatulus Yet another from  Arkansas  - Bledius Manda nearctica
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 Oxytelinae (Spiny-legged Rove Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
taxonomy follows Makranczy (2006) (1)
Works Cited
1.Systematics and phylogenetic relationships of the genera in the Carpelimus group (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae)
Makranczy G. 2006. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 98: 29-120.