Subfamily Oxytelinae Fleming 1821 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Alternative spelling: Oxytelidae

Full reference: J. Fleming. 1821. Insecta. Supplement to the Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Editions of the Encyclopaedia Britannica 5:41-56

Parent taxon: Staphylinidae according to G. Makranczy et al. 2018

See also Bernhauer and Schubert 1910, Bouchard et al. 2011, Engel and Chatzimanolis 2009, Grebennikov and Newton 2012, Hatch 1957, Herman 2001, Lawrence and Newton 1995, Lu et al. 2017, Ryvkin 1990 and Zhang 1989

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Blediini Coprophilini Deleasterini Euphaniini Megalymma Mesoxytelus Morda Oxytelini Piestini Syntomiini Thinobiini Turgaphloeus

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Type: Oxytelus

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (3: British Columbia, Ontario collections), Greenland (6), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (27), United States (21: Colorado, Pennsylvania, Washington, Wisconsin)

• Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Germany (1), United States (2: California)

• Oligocene of France (2), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Germany (1), United States (7: Colorado, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of China (2), Mongolia (4), Myanmar (2), the Russian Federation (2)

• Jurassic of Kazakhstan (3), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 88 collections including 156 occurrences

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