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: Tachyporini according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Gravenhorst 1802, Hatch 1957, Herman 2001, Hong 1983, Horn 1877 and Scudder 1900

Sister taxa: Coproporus, Nitidotachinus, Palaeosepedophilus, Procileoporus, Protachinus, Sepedophilus, Tachyporus

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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Ecology:

Distribution:

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

• Miocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Eocene of United States (4: Colorado)

Total: 40 collections including 52 occurrences

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