The rove beetle is one from the beetle family and is a part of the Animalia kingdom. They belong to the Insecta class from the Coleoptera order and the Polyphaga suborder. They have this one unique characteristic that is their wings are small, and it covers only half of their abdomen and leaves almost the rest of it exposed. This is among the largest family of beetles with more than 63,000 species spread across thousands of genera. This family of the beetle was present from an ancient time with the fossils of these beetles found from as old as 200 million years back. If the genus Leehermania is proved to be a part of this family of beetles, then they will have had existed form a long time.
This family of beetles is morphologically and ecologically diverse and has many ways that they can get into your house. You can most commonly find them in terrestrial environments. One of the most popular subspecies of this family of the beetle is the devil’s coach horse beetle. The rove beetle belongs to the Staphylinidae family. There are a vast number of subfamilies of this beetle. Some of these various subfamilies are the Aleocharinae, Dasycerinae, Empelinae, Apateticinae, Euaesthetinae, Staphylininae, Glypholomatinae, Habrocerinae, Megalopsidiinae, Leptotyphlinae, Microsilphinae, Omaliinae, Neophoninae, Micropeplinae, Olisthaerinae, Oxyporinae, Osoriinae, Paederinae, Oxytelinae, Piestinae, Phloeocharinae, Protopselaphinae, Proteininae, Pselaphinae, Scaphidiinae, Pseudopsinae, Tachyporinae, Trigonurinae, Steninae, Trichophyinae, and Solieriinae.