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Genus Lithocharis

Wrack-heap rove - Lithocharis staph 4 - Lithocharis ochracea Unknown Rove Beetle - Lithocharis Lithocharis ochracea (Gravenhorst) - Lithocharis ochracea Staph 7 - Lithocharis Little rove of sorts.. - Lithocharis ochracea Staph - Lithocharis Tachyporinae? - Lithocharis
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 Paederinae
Tribe Lathrobiini
Subtribe Medonina
Genus Lithocharis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithocharis Dejean 1833
Numbers
9 spp. (at least two of which adventive) in our area, 100+ spp. worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide(2)
Habitat
Leaf litter, compost, debris, bogs; some come to UV light(1)