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Genus Falagria

rove beetle - Falagria dissecta rove beetle - Falagria sulcata rove beetle - Falagria dissecta another staph - Falagria Falagria
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 Falagriini
Genus Falagria
Explanation of Names
Falagria Leach 1819
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, incl. one adventive(1)
Identification
slender legs and antennae, constrictions between head, pronotum, elytra and abdomen; pronotum deeply sulcate (B. Büche)
Range
most of NA(1)
Habitat
Leaf litter and other rotting vegetation.
Print References
Hoebeke ER (1985) A revision of the rove beetle tribe Falagrini of America North of Mexico (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 93(2): 913-1018.
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.