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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Supertribe Clavigeritae

Staphylinid - Adranes coecus Staphylinid - Fustiger fuchsii Pselaphine - Adranes Adranes sp. - Adranes Adranes lecontei Brendel - Adranes lecontei Unknown Insect - Adranes lecontei Adranes dietzii Schaeffer - Adranes dietzii - male Adranes taylori Wickham - Adranes taylori
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 Pselaphinae (Ant-loving Beetles)
Supertribe Clavigeritae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
NA genera are members of the tribe Clavigerini(1)
Numbers
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area, numerous genera worldwide(1)
Identification
antennae 3-segmented (in NA genera)(1)
Habitat
obligate myrmecophiles(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.