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Genus Gyrophaena

tiny fungus rove - Gyrophaena Aleocharinae - Gyrophaena - male Gyrophaenina(?) group - Gyrophaena flavicornis Gyrophaena (Gyrophaenina group) - Gyrophaena flavicornis Fungus Critter - Gyrophaena rove beetle - Gyrophaena Rove Beetle - Gyrophaena Rove Beetle - Gyrophaena
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 Aleocharinae
Tribe Homalotini
Subtribe Gyrophaenina
Genus Gyrophaena
Explanation of Names
Gyrophaena Mannerheim 1830
Numbers
62 spp. in our area; at least 14 undescribed spp., mostly in sw mountains(1)
Range
throughout NA(1)
Food
Adults and larvae common on freshly gilled mushrooms and freshly polypores(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.