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Genus Coprophilus

Coprophilus sexualis (Leech) - Coprophilus sexualis 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 Coprophilus striatulus (Fabricius) - Coprophilus striatulus - male 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
Genus Coprophilus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
conserved name
=Elonium Leach 1819
Explanation of Names
Coprophilus Latreille 1829
Numbers
3 spp. (incl. one adventive) in our area, >20 total(1)
Range
most spp. in the Palaearctic; in NA, 2 native sp. are in ne. US & adjacent Canada (NB-QC-NY) and in the Pacific Northwest (BC-OR), respectively(1), and the adventive European C. striatulus in se. Canada, ne. US(2), and BC
Habitat
beaver lodges, at lights, open habitats
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.
2.Introduced Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) in the Maritime Provinces of Canada
Majka C.G., Klimaszewski J. 2008. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 48-72.