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Genus Cephennium

Cephennium aridum Hopp & Caterino --holotype - Cephennium aridum Cephennium aridum Hopp & Caterino --holotype - Cephennium aridum Cephennium canestroi Hopp & Caterino --paratype - Cephennium canestroi Cephennium grandarboreum Hopp & Caterino --paratype - Cephennium grandarboreum Cephennium grandarboreum Hopp & Caterino --paratype - Cephennium grandarboreum Cephennium gallicum Gangelbauer - Cephennium gallicum Cephennium gallicum Gangelbauer - Cephennium gallicum Cephennium gallicum Gangelbauer - Cephennium gallicum
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 Scydmaeninae (Ant-like Stone Beetles)
Tribe Cephenniini
Genus Cephennium
Explanation of Names
Cephennium Müller & Kunze 1822
Numbers
9 spp. in our area (of which one adventive), >130 spp. total(1)
Range
most spp. in w. Palaearctic; in our area, 8 spp. in CA + the adventive C. gallicum in se. Canada(1)(2)