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Species Lissohypnus texanus

Lissohypnus texanus Casey - Lissohypnus texanus Rove beetle - Lissohypnus texanus Staphylinid - Lissohypnus texanus
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
Genus Lissohypnus
Species texanus (Lissohypnus texanus)
Explanation of Names
Lissohypnus texanus Casey 1906
Monotypic genus at present (1)

Det. E. G. Riley, 2010
s. to c. TX-LA (1), plus Florida, (also reported from the Galapagos Islands)
Type Locality: Austin County, Texas
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
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.