Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Coleoptera (Beetles) ➔ Family Staphylinidae (Rove beetles)

Philonthus (Philonthus) splendens (Fabricius, 1793)

Synonyms and other combinations:

Staphylinus splendens Fabricius, 1793 [original combination] |

  • Philonthus splendens  6057
    Philonthus splendens (Fabricius, 1793)     
    Philonthus splendens, conf. Boris Büche
    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald; 2013-05-28 13:15:29
    Image number: 6057

    DE, Chemnitz, Harthwald
    2013-05-28 13:15:29
    conf. Boris Büche

Philonthus splendens belongs to the subfamily Staphylininae, tribe Staphylinini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.) (2013) Fauna Europaea version 2.6.2 Web Service available online at