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Species Hesperus arizonicus

Staphylinid - Hesperus arizonicus Rove b - Hesperus arizonicus Hesperus arizonicus, dorso-lateral - Hesperus arizonicus Hesperus arizonicus, dorso-lateral, curled abdomen - Hesperus arizonicus Rove Beetle - Hesperus arizonicus Staphylininae? - Hesperus arizonicus Staphylininae? - Hesperus arizonicus Staphylininae? - Hesperus arizonicus
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 Staphylininae (Large Rove Beetles)
Tribe Staphylinini
Subtribe Philonthina
Genus Hesperus
Species arizonicus (Hesperus arizonicus)
Explanation of Names
Hesperus arizonicus Moore 1958
Range
AZ (Moore 1974)
Remarks
Hesperus arizonicus was described by Moore (1958) on the basis of a single male specimen from Patagonia, Santa Cruz County, Arizona. A single female specimen in the collection of the University of California at Riverside is from Cave Creek Ranch, elevation 5000', Cochise County, Arizona, taken on August 1, 1965 at ultraviolet light by G. R. Ballmer. (Moore 1974)
Print References
Moore, I. 1958. The North American species of Hesperus Fauvel, with descriptions of two new species (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Transactions of the San Diego Society for Natural History 12: 311-318.
Moore, I. 1974. Notes on Hesperus arizonicus with description of the female (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 50: 22. (Full Text)