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Genus Brachygluta

Ant-loving Beetle - Brachygluta abdominalis - female Ant-loving Beetle - Brachygluta abdominalis - male Pselaphin - Brachygluta terebrata small beetle - Brachygluta foveata Staphylinidae, Ant-Loving Beetle, head - Brachygluta wickhami Staphylinidae, Ant-Loving Beetle, lateral - Brachygluta wickhami Reichenbachia sp.? - Brachygluta Teeny Beetle - Brachygluta luniger
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 Pselaphinae (Ant-loving Beetles)
Supertribe Goniaceritae
Tribe Brachyglutini
Subtribe Brachyglutina
Genus Brachygluta
Explanation of Names
Brachygluta Thomson 1859
large genus, with ~25 spp. in our area and almost 120 in the Palaearctic(1)
holarctic; widespread in NA(1)
in leaf litter, moss, under stones; often near water(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Nearctic species of Brachygluta Thomson, 1859 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae)
Chandler D.S., Sabella G., Bückle C. 2015. Zootaxa 3928: 1–91.
2.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.