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

Tribe Coprophilini

Coprophilus striatulus (Fabricius) - Coprophilus striatulus Coprophilus striatulus (Fabricius) - Coprophilus striatulus - male Coprophilus striatulus (Fabricius) - Coprophilus striatulus - male Coprophilus striatulus (Fabricius) - Coprophilus striatulus - male Coprophilus striatulus (Fabricius) - Coprophilus striatulus - male Spiny-legged Rove Beetle - Coprophilus striatulus Spiny-legged Rove Beetles.... - Coprophilus Spiny-legged Rove Beetles.... - Coprophilus
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 Oxytelinae (Spiny-legged Rove Beetles)
Tribe Coprophilini
Numbers
3 spp. in a single genus our area, 2 more genera in so. S. America & Australasia(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.