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Genus Quedius

Rove Beetle - Quedius curtipennis Rove Beetle - Quedius curtipennis rove beetle - Quedius fulvicollis 5568 - Quedius Quedius (Microsaurus) montanicus Casey - Quedius montanicus unknown - Quedius spelaeus Quedius desertus Staphylinini? - Quedius - male
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 Staphylinini
Subtribe Quediina
Genus Quedius
Explanation of Names
Quedius Stephens 1832
Numbers
>90 spp. in 7 subgenera in our area (incl. 7 adventive spp.), ~800 spp. in 12 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)(3)
Range
worldwide(1)
Remarks
Four species are circumpolar and six others are considered introduced from the Palaearctic