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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Staphylininae
Tribus: Staphylinini
Subtribus: Amblyopinina
Genera (19): Amblyopinodes – Amblyopinus – Cheilocolpus – Chilamblyopinus – Ctenandropus – Devilleferus – Edrabius – Heterothops – Loncovilius – Megamblyopinus – Mimosticus – Myotyphlus – Natalignathus – Philonthellus – Quediocafus – Quediomimus – Quediopsis – Rolla – Sphingoquedius

Amblyopinina Seevers, 1944: 157

Type genus: Amblyopinus Solsky, 1875


Amblyopininae Seevers, 1944: 157 [original name]
Amblyopinini — Żyła & Solodovnikov, 2019 [stat. nov.]
Amblyopinina — Liang et al., 2020 [stat. res.]
Heterothopsi Coiffait, 1978: 300
Type genus: Heterothops Stephens, 1829

Primary references

Seevers C.H. 1944: A new subfamily of beetles parasitic on mammals. Staphylinidae, Amblyopininae. Field Museum of Natural History Zoological Series 28(3): 155–172, pls. 10–12. [original name: p. 157]

Additional references

Ashe, J.S.; Timm, R.M. 1988: Chilamblyopinus piceus new-genus new-species of Amblyopinine (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from Southern Chile with a discussion of Amblyopinine generic relationships. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society, 61:46-57.
Brunke, A.J., Chatzimanolis, S., Schillhammer, H. & Solodovnikov, A.Y. 2016. Early evolution of the hyperdiverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) and a revision of its higher classification. Cladistics 32(4): 427–451. DOI: 10.1111/cla.12139 Reference page. [genera included, diagnosis, comment: p. 446]
Chatzimanolis, S.; Cohen, I.M.; Schomann, A.; Solodovnikov, A. 2010: Molecular phylogeny of the mega-diverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Zoologica scripta, 39(5): 436–449. DOI: 10.1111/j.1463-6409.2010.00438.x
Herman, L.H. 2001: Catalog of the Staphylinidae (Insecta, Coleoptera): 1758 to the end of the second millennium. V. Staphylinine group (part 2) Staphylininae: Diochini, Maorothiini, Othiini, Platyprosopini, Staphylinini (Amblyopinina, Anisolinina, Hyptiomina, Philonthina). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, (265): 2441–3020.
Liang, W-R., Maruyama, M., Kanao, T., Iwata, R. & Li, H-F. 2020. Discovery of termitophilous rove beetles associated with Formosan subterranean termite Coptotermes formosanus in Taiwan, with the first larval description for the tribe Termitohospitini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 60(1): 77–87. DOI: 10.37520/aemnp.2020.005 Open access Reference page. [stat. res.]
Shaw, J.J. & Solodovnikov, A. 2016. Systematic and biogeographic review of the Staphylinini rove beetles of Lord Howe Island with description of new species and taxonomic changes (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). ZooKeys 638: 1–25. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.638.10883 Reference page.
Solodovnikov, A. 2012: Rove beetle subtribes Quediina, Amblyopinina and Tanygnathinina: systematic changes affecting Central European fauna (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylinini). ZooKeys, 162: 25–42. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.162.2361
Solodovnikov, A. & Brunke, A. 2016. Cafioquedus gularis Sharp, 1886 and other poorly understood Staphylinini: a review of the New Zealand fauna of the tribe with discussion of its potential for biogeography (Insecta: Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). New Zealand Entomologist 39(1): 40–61. DOI: 10.1080/00779962.2015.1076595 Reference page.
Żyła, D. & Solodovnikov, A.Yu. 2019. Multilocus phylogeny defines a new classification of Staphylininae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae), a rove beetle group with high lineage diversity. Systematic entomology 45(1): 114–127. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12382 Open access Reference page. [stat. nov.]

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