Tachinus Gravenhorst 1802 (rove beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Staphylinidae

Synonym: Elliptoma Motschulsky 1845

Full reference: J. L. C. Gravenhorst. 1802. Coleoptera Microptera Brunsvicensia nec non Exoticorum Quotquot Exstant in Collectionibus Entomologorum Brunsvicensium in Genera Familias et Species Distribuit 1-206

Parent taxon: Tachinusini according to J. Jenkins Shaw et al. 2024

See also Bouchard et al. 2011, Gravenhorst 1802, Hatch 1957, Herman 2001, Hong 1984, Horn 1877, Scudder 1900 and Yamamoto 2021

Sister taxa: Hesterniasca, Mesotachinus, Nitidotachinus, Protachinus

Subtaxa: Tachinus angustatus Tachinus apterus Tachinus arcticus Tachinus crotchii Tachinus elongatus Tachinus fimbriatus Tachinus frigidus Tachinus instabilis Tachinus luridus Tachinus mimus Tachinus schwarzi Tachinus sommatus Tachinus thruppi

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• Quaternary of Greenland (4 collections), the Russian Federation (16), the United Kingdom (4), United States (11: Alaska, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Washington)

• Pliocene of Germany (1)

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of United States (4: Colorado)

Total: 41 collections including 53 occurrences

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