Staphyliniformia
(burying beetles, carrion beetles, rove beetles etc.)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
with images
No of
ID refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 10 illustrated subtaxa 16 ident. refs
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Superfamily 5 illustrated subtaxa 7 ident. refs
Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)Lateral view - close-up (Click to view)
Superfamily 43 illustrated subtaxa 47 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
Series Staphyliniformia (burying beetles, carrion beetles, rove beetles etc.)
SuborderPOLYPHAGA (mainly terrestrial beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 85 general literature references relevant to Staphyliniformia (burying beetles, carrion beetles, rove beetles etc.)

Staphyliniformia (burying beetles, carrion beetles, rove beetles etc.) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 156 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Staphyliniformia (burying beetles, carrion beetles, rove beetles etc.)
Creative Commons License
This website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International Licence.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, all original material on the BioImages website by Malcolm Storey is licensed under the above Creative Commons Licence.

Photographs from other photographers are used with permission but not included under the above CC licence.

BioImages - Virtual Field-Guide (UK)