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Tribe Blediini

Bledius Rove Beetle - Bledius rove #20 - Bledius Rove beetle - Bledius Aleo? - Bledius rove beetle - Bledius analis - female Rove Beetle - Bledius Bledius
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)
Tribe Blediini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bledius formerly placed in the tribe Thinobiini
classification per Makranczy (2006) (1)
Numbers
~90 spp. in a single genus (Bledius) in our area (2)
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.
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.