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Genus Carpelimus

tiny black rove - Carpelimus Carpelimus Carpelimus weissi - female Short Rove Beetle - Carpelimus Carpelimus? - Carpelimus Family Staphylinidae - Carpelimus Belden-J.2021.111 - Carpelimus Carpelimus
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 Oxytelini
Genus Carpelimus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
genus needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Carpelimus Leach 1819
Numbers
~80 spp. in our area(1), ~400 total(2)
Identification
Carpelimus needs clear male genitalia for identification by normal humans, or absolutely perfect female genital preparations for wizards of the high tower. (Gy├Ârgy Makranczy, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2019)
Range
worldwide and throughout NA(1)(2)
Habitat
primarily periaquatic situations(1)