Ocypus Leach 1819 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Alternative spelling: Staphylinus (Ocypus)

Full reference: W. E. Leach. 1819. Taxonomic names. The Entomologist’s Useful Compendium; or an Introduction to the Knowledge of British Insects, Comprising the Best Means of Obtaining and Preserving them, and a Description of the Apparatus Generally Used; Together with the Genera of Linné, and the Modern Method of Arranging the Classes Crustacea, Myriapoda, Spiders, Mites and Insects, from their Affinities and Structure, According to the views of Dr. Leach. Also an Explanation of the Terms Used in Entomology; a Calendar of the Times of Appearance and Usual Situations of near 3,000 Species of British Insects 1-448

Parent taxon: Staphylinina according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Herman 2001 and Oustalet 1874

Sister taxa: Dinothenarus, Leistotrophus, Ontholestes, Platydracus, Staphylinus

Subtaxa: Ocypus (Pseudocypus) Ocypus atavus Ocypus olens Ocypus provincialis

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• Quaternary of the United Kingdom (2 collections), United States (1: Washington)

• Oligocene of France (2)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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