family Staphylinidae


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Noun1.family Staphylinidae - rove beetles
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
rove beetle - active beetle typically having predatory or scavenging habits
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However, we did find three new state records (NSR) all of which belonged to the Family Staphylinidae. Specialist Alfred Newton contributed the following comment on the staphylinid species Erichsonius cinerascens: "this species was earlier recorded from North America, then thought to not occur here in the most recent revision of the genus, but this specimen is definitely cinerascens and I think the species is actually widespread in North America but confused with another species."