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Genus Lobrathium

rove beetle - Lobrathium grande Rove beetle - Lobrathium Lobrathium (Pseudolathra) famelica (Casey) - Lobrathium famelica Rove Beetle - Lobrathium Lobrathium Lobrathium? - Lobrathium - female Lobrathium Lobrathium
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 Paederinae
Tribe Paederini
Subtribe Lathrobiina
Genus Lobrathium
Explanation of Names
Lobrathium Mulsant & Rey 1878
~70 spp. (incl. 2 adventive) in our area (1), (~110 worldwide) (2)
nearly worldwide & across much of N. Amer. (2)(1)
Riparian litter, moss, and debris (1)
At least some come to light, but some spp. are flightless (1)