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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
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Aleocharinae
Tribus: Liparocephalini
Genera (7): AmblopusaAshellaBaeostethusDiaulotaHalorhadinusIanmooreaLiparocephalusParamblopusa

Liparocephalini Fenyes, 1918: 18

Type genus: Liparocephalus Mäklin, 1853


Liparocephali Fenyes, 1918: 18 [original name]

Primary references

Fenyes, A. 1918. 173a fascicule. Coleoptera. Fam. Staphylinidae. Subfam. Aleocharinae [pp. 1–110]. In: Wytsman, P.A. (ed.) Genera Insectorum. Vol. XXVII. M. Nijhoff, The Hague, 453 pp. + 7 pls. Reference page. [original name: p. 18]

Additional references

Ahn, K.-J.; Ashe, J.S. 1996: Phylogeny of the intertidal aleocharine tribe Liparocephalini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Systematic entomology, 21: 99–114. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3113.1996.d01-8.x
Ahn, K.-J.; Jeon, M.-J.; Branham, M.A. 2010: Phylogeny, biogeography and the stepwise evolutionary colonization of intertidal habitat in the Liparocephalini based on morphological and molecular characters (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae). Cladistics, 26: 344–358. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2009.00290.x

Liparocephalini is a tribe of rove beetles in the family Staphylinidae. There are about 5 genera and more than 20 described species in Liparocephalini.[1][2][3]

These five genera belong to the tribe Liparocephalini:

Amblopusa Casey, 1893
Diaulota Casey, 1893
Liparocephalus Maklin, 1853
Paramblopusa Ahn & Ashe, 1996
Salinamexus Moore & Legner, 1977


"Liparocephalini Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-29.
"Liparocephalini tribe Information". Retrieved 2019-09-29.

Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

Further reading

Ahn, Kee-Jeong; Ashe, James S. (1996). "Phylogeny of the intertidal aleocharine tribe Liparocephalini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)". Systematic Entomology. 21 (2): 99–114. doi:10.1046/j.1365-3113.1996.d01-8.x. S2CID 85845625.
Fenyes, A. (1918). "Coleoptera: Fam. Staphylinidae: Subfam. Aleocharinae". Genera Insectorum. 173A.
Frank, J. H.; Ahn, K. J. (2011). "Coastal Staphylinidae (Coleoptera): A worldwide checklist, biogeography and natural history". ZooKeys (107): 1–98. doi:10.3897/zookeys.107.1651. PMC 3392188. PMID 22792029.
LeConte, J. L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 978-0665100550.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2015). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 2: Hydrophiloidea - Staphylinoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-29685-5.
Seevers, Charles H. (1978). "A generic and tribal revision of the North American Aleocharinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)". Fieldiana, Zoology. 71. ISSN 0015-0754.

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