CHANI POSSE Mariana Raquel
An illustrated key to and diagnoses of the species of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina
ABALLAY, F. H.; CHANI POSSE, M. R.; AYÓN, M. R.; MALDONADO, M. B.; CENTENO, N.
Lugar: Auckland; Año: 2014 vol. 3860 p. 101 - 101
A key to 24 Staphylinidae species associated with decaying carcasses in Argentina is presented, including diagnoses, illustrations,distributional and bionomical data for these species. This article provides a table of all species associated withcarcasses, detailing the substrate from which they were collected and geographical distribution by province. All 24Staphylinidae species recorded are grouped into three subfamilies: Aleocharinae (three species of Aleochara Gravenhorstand one species of Atheta Thomson), Oxytelinae (one species of Anotylus Thomson) and Staphylininae (18 species, twobelonging to the tribe Xantholinini and 16 species belonging to the tribe Staphylinini). A discussion is presented on thepotential forensic importance of some species collected on human and pig carcasses.