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Tribe Lomechusini

Aleocharinae sp.? - Myrmoecia lauta Xenodusa sp - Xenodusa reflexa Dinocoryna cf. arizonensis - Dinocoryna long-legged inquiline? - Xenodusa cava Rove Beetle - Xenodusa reflexa Small, Orange, and Common - Apalonia seticornis Rove Beetle - Apalonia seticornis Pella angustula - Pella loricata
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 Aleocharinae
Tribe Lomechusini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
several genera, incl. Tetradonia Wasmann, recently moved to Athetini(1)
habitus photos of all our spp. of Zyras group of genera in(2)
Works Cited
1.Molecular phylogeny of the Athetini–Lomechusini– Ecitocharini clade of aleocharine rove beetles (Insecta)
Elven H., Bachmann L., Gusarov V.I. 2012. Zoologica Scripta 41: 617–636.
2.Canadian species of the Zyras group of genera and review of the types from America north of Mexico (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae...
Klimaszewski J., Pelletier G., Maruyama M., Hlaváč P. 2005. Rev. Suisse Zool. 112: 703-733.