Coleoptera of Goodwell and Texhoma
Texas County, OK
by Kurt Schaefer


Family Staphylinidae - Rove Beetles


Subfamily Staphylininae

Tasgius ater

The above image was ID as Tasgius ater
by Dr. Boris Büche in BugGuide.net

Tasgius ater
20-25 mm
May and September



Philonthus cruentatus

The above image was ID as Philonthus cruentatus
by Adam Brunke and Vassili Belov in BugGuide.net

Philonthus cruentatus
7 mm



Subfamily Paederinae

The above image was ID as Subfamily Paederinae
by Adam Brunke in BugGuide.net

Paederinae
July



Subfamily Paederinae
4 mm
June



Subfamily Aleocharinae

The above image was ID as Aleocharinae
by Vassili Belov in BugGuide.net

Subfamily Aleocharinae
4 mm
May



Hesperus apicialis

The above image was ID as Hesperus apicialis
by Adam Brunke in BugGuide.net

Hesperus apicialis
9 mm
Male
August



Platystethus

The above image was ID as Platystethus
by Adam Brunke in BugGuide.net

Platystethus
3 mm
March



Platystethus

The above image was ID as Platystethus
by Adam Brunke in BugGuide.net

Platystethus
5 mm
March



Platydracus mysticus

The above image was ID as Platydracus mysticus
by John and Jane Balaban in BugGuide.net

Platydracus mysticus
12 mm
September



The above image was ID as Apocellus
by Vassili Belov in BugGuide.net

Apocellus
4 mm
August



 I wish to thank Vassili Belov and Adam Brunke for their identification of these rove beetles at BugGuide.net