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Genus Olophrum

Short-winged Beetle - Olophrum obtectum Olophrum obtectum? - Olophrum obtectum beetle - Olophrum obtectum beetle? - Olophrum Beetle - Olophrum obtectum Rove Beetle - Olophrum obtectum Unknown pupa - Olophrum obtectum Rove Beetle - Olophrum obtectum
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 Omaliinae (Ocellate Rove Beetles)
Tribe Anthophagini
Genus Olophrum
Explanation of Names
Olophrum Erichson 1839
7 spp. in our area; 37 spp. total(1)
Holarctic; one of our spp. northeastern, the rest, boreal/alpine (incl. 4 Holarctic spp.)(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.