New data on Neuropterida from the southern part of the European Russia. Makarkin, V.N., Solodovnikov, A., Schurov, V.I. Caucasian Entomological Bulletin. 17(1): 45-49 [in Russian].

The limits of Quediini at last (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae): a rove beetle mega-radiation resolved by comprehensive sampling and anchored phylogenomics. Brunke, A.J. Hansen, A.K., Salnitska, M.A., Kypke, J.L. et al. ... Solodovnikov, A. & Dettman, J. Systematic entomology. (On-line early).

Total-evidence analysis resolves the phylogenetic position of an enigmatic group of Paederinae rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Żyła, D., Bogri, A., Heath, T.A. & Solodovnikov, A. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 157: 107059.

Total evidence backbone phylogeny of Aleocharinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Orlov, I., Leschen, R.A.B., Żyła, D. & Solodovnikov, A. Cladistics (on-line early).


A fossil amblyopinine rove beetle (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae: Amblyopinini) from the earliest Miocene Foulden Maar Fossil-Lagerstätte, New ZealandJenkins Shaw, J., Solodovnikov A., Bai, M. & Kaulfuss U. 2020. Paleontological Journal . 94(6): 1082-1088.

A new genus and species of Staphylininae rove beetle from the Peruvian Amazon (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Jenkins Shaw, J., Orlov, I. & Solodovnikov, A. 2020. Zookeys. 904: 103-115.

Are subcortical rove beetles truly Holarctic? An integrative taxonomic revision of north temperate Quedionuchus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Brunke, A.J., Salnitska, M., Hansen, A.K., Zmudzinska, A., Smetana, A., Buffam, J., Solodovnikov A. 2020. Organisms Diversity and Evolution 20(1): 77-116.

A total-evidence approach resolves phylogenetic placement of ‘Cafius’ gigas, a unique recently extinct rove beetle from Lord Howe Island. Jensen, A.R., Jenkins Shaw, J., Żyła, D. & Solodovnikov, A. 2020. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society190(4): 1159-1174.

Baltic amber members of the extant Micrillus-Scymbalium lineage of the Paederinae rove beetles (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) and their systematic and ecological significance. Bogri, A., Solodovnikov, A., Kypke, J. & Żyła, D.  2020. Invertebrate Systematics. 34(5): 451-473.

Every cloud has a silver lining: X-ray micro-CT reveals Orsunius rove beetle in Rovno amber from a specimen inaccessible to light microscopy. Kypke, J.L., Solodovnikov, A. 2018. Historical Biology32(7): 940-950.

Hypogean Quedius of Taiwan and their biogeographic significance (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Hu, F-S., Bogri, A., Solodovnikov, A. & Hansen, A.K. 2020.  European Journal of Taxonomy. 664.

Immature stages and biology of the enigmatic rove beetle subfamily Oxyporinae with new data on Oxyporus larvae from the Russian Far East (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Tokareva A., Solodovnikov, A. & Konstantinov, F. 2020. Acta Musei Natioanlis Pragae. 60(1): 245-268.

Molecular phylogeny illuminates Amblyopinini rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) as a target for systematic and evolutionary research. Jenkins Shaw, J. Żyła, D. & Solodovnikov, A. 2020. Systematic Entomology. 45(2): 430-446.

Multilocus phylogeny defines a new classification of Staphylininae (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae), a rove beetle group with high lineage diversity. Żyła, D., Solodovnikov, A. 2020. Systematic Entomology 45(1): 114-127.

Reliable placement of beetle fossils via phylogenetic analyses–Triassic Leehermania as a case study (Staphylinidae or Myxophaga?)Fikáček, M., Beutel, R.G., Cai, C., Lawrence, J.F., Newton, A.F., Solodovnikov, A., Ślipiński, A., Thayer, M.K., Yamamoto, S. 2020. Systematic Entomology. 45(1): 175-187. 

Taxonomic notes on the genus Quwatanabius in Taiwan (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Hu, F-S., Bogri, A. 2020. Zootaxa4743 (2): 285–288. 

The Khasurty Fossil Insect Lagerstätte. Kopylov, D.S., Rasnitsyn, A.P., Aristov, D.S. et al.…. Solodovnikov, A. et al. 2020. Paleontological Journal 54(11):1221-1394. 

Baltic amber Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae): a rove beetle fauna on the eve of our modern climate. Brunke, A., Żyła, D. Yamamoto, S. & Solodovnikov, A. 2019. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 166-197.

The beetle (Coleoptera) fauna of the Insect Limestone (late Eocene), Isle of Wight, southern England. Kirejtshuk, A.G., Ponomarenko, A.G., Kurochkin, A.S., Alexeev, A.V. Gratchev, V.G., Solodovnikov, A., Krell, F.-T. & Soriano, C. 2019. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1–88.

The past and the present through phylogenetic analysis: the rove beetle tribe Othiini now and 99 million years ago. Kypke, J.L., Solodovnikov, A., Brunke, A. Yamamo, S. & Żyła, D. 2019. Systematic Entomology. 44(1): 1-18.

Systematics and biogeography of the subantarctic Leptusa (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Aleocharinae: Homalotini). Orlov, I., Solodovnikov, A., R.B. Leschen. 2019. Systematics and Biodiversity. 17(1): 60-79.

Rove beetles of the genus Quedius (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae) of Russia: a key to species and annotated catalogueSalnitska, M., Solodovnikov, A. 2019. ZooKeys. 847: 1–100.

First extinct representative of Acylophorina rove beetles in Baltic amber (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Żyła, D., Solodovnikov, A. 2019. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 17(2): 157-167.


Phylogeny of the hyper-diverse rove beetle subtribe Philonthina with implications for classification of the tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Chani-Posse, M., R.; Brunke, A., J.; Chatzimanolis, S.; Schillhammer, H.; and Solodovnikov, A. Cladistics, 34(1): 1-40. 2 2018. 

Genomic population structure and conservation of the red listed Carabus arcensis (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in island-mainland habitats of Northern Europe. Hansen, A., K.; Justesen, M., J.; Olsen, M., T.; and Solodovnikov, A. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 11(3): 255-266. 5 2018. 

Significant range expansion for the rove beetle genus Deleaster, based on a new species from Papua New Guinea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae). Jenkins Shaw, J. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 58(1): 21-24. 2018. 

Revision of the Quedius fauna of Middle Asia (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylininae). Salnitska, M.; and Solodovnikov, A. Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, 65(2): 117-159. 7 2018. 

Taxonomy of the poorly known Quedius mutilatus group of wingless montane species from Middle Asia (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Salnitska, M.; and Solodovnikov, A. European Journal of Taxonomy, (401). 2 2018. 

Hypogean presumably sister species Quedius repentinus sp. n. from Altai and Q. roma from Sikhote-Alin (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae): a disjunct distribution or poorly sampled Siberia?. Salnitska, M.; and Solodovnikov, A. Zootaxa, 4394(1): 95. 3 2018. 

Ecogeographic patterns in a mainland-island system in Northern Europe as inferred from the rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) on Laesø island. Hansen, A., K.; Justensen, M., J.; Kepfer-Rojas, S.; Byriel, D., B.; Pedersen, J.; and Solodovnikov, A. European Journal of Entomology, 115: 256-263. 6 2018.

Checklist and taxonomic changes for Central and South American Philonthina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Chani-Posse, M.; Newton, A., F.; Kappel Hansen, A.; and Solodovnikov, A. Zootaxa, 4449(1): 1. 7 2018. 

Baltic amber impact on historical biogeography and palaeoclimate research: oriental rove beetle Dysanabatium found in the Eocene of Europe (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Paederinae). Bogri, A.; Solodovnikov, A.; and Żyła, D. Papers in Palaeontology, 4(3): 433-452. 8 2018.
Phylogenetic placement of the austral rove beetle genus Hyperomma triggers changes in classification of Paederinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Schomann, A., M.; and Solodovnikov, A. Zoologica Scripta, 46(3): 336-347. 5 2017. 

Cretaceous origin of the unique prey-capture apparatus in mega-diverse genus: stem lineage of Steninae rove beetles discovered in Burmese amber. Żyła, D.; Yamamoto, S.; Wolf-Schwenninger, K.; and Solodovnikov, A. Scientific Reports, 7(45904): 1-15. 4 2017. 

The rove beetle Philonthus antipodum fauvel, 1877: A junior synonym of Philonthus umbratilis (gravenhorst, 1802) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Jenkins Shaw, J.Australian Entomologist, 44(3): 133-136. 2017. 

The remarkable Australian rove beetle genus Myotyphlus: its cryptic diversity and significance for exploring mutualism among insects and mammals (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).Solodovnikov, A.; and Jenkins Shaw, J. Austral Entomology, 56(3): 311-321. 8 2017. 

Tackling generic limits for the Neotropical Philonthina with a phylogenetic approach: revision of the genera Linoderus Sharp and Odontolinus Sharp (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).Chani-Posse, M.; and Solodovnikov, A. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 75(1): 83-97. 2017. 

Dispersal of thermophilic beetles across the intercontinental Arctic forest belt during the early Eocene. Brunke, A., J.; Chatzimanolis, S.; Metscher, B., D.; Wolf-Schwenninger, K.; and Solodovnikov, A. Scientific Reports, 7(1): 12972. 12 2017. 

First extinct representative of the rove beetle subtribe Acylophorina from Baltic amber, and its phylogenetic placement. Żyła, D.; and Solodovnikov, A. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology,1-11. 12 2017. 

A spectacular new genus of Staphylinini rove beetle from the tropical Andes and its phylogenetic assessment (Coleoptera:Staphylinidae). Jenkins Shaw, J.; Żyła, D.; and Solodovnikov, A. Invertebrate Systematics, 31(6).

The first fossil Megalopsidiinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from Upper Cretaceous Burmese amber and its potential for understanding basal relationships of rove beetles.Yamamoto, S.; and Solodovnikov, A. Cretaceous Research, 59: 140-146. 4 2016. 

Early evolution of the hyperdiverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) and a revision of its higher classification. Brunke, A., J.; Chatzimanolis, S.; Schillhammer, H.; and Solodovnikov, A. Cladistics, 32(4): 427-451. 8 2016. 

Recent systematic changes in the rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Staphylinidae: Staphylininae) affecting the British fauna. Jenkins Shaw, J. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 152: 0-0. 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). Solodovnikov, A.; and Brunke, A. New Zealand Entomologist, 39(1): 40-61. 1 2016. 

Two new fossil species of Omaliinae from Baltic amber (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) and their significance for understanding the Eocene-Oligocene climate. Zanetti, A.; Perreau, M.; and Solodovnikov, A. Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny, 74(1): 53-64. 2016. 

Review of subterranean Quedius, with description of the first hypogean species from the Russian Far East (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Solodovnikov, A.; and Hansen, A., K. Zootaxa, 4170(3): 475. 9 2016. 

Systematic and biogeographic review of the Staphylinini rove beetles of Lord Howe Island with description of new species and taxonomic changes (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae).Jenkins Shaw, J.; and Solodovnikov, A. ZooKeys, 638: 1-25. 12 2016. 

Othius punctulatus (Goeze, 1777) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) Detected in the Pacific Northwest: A Palearctic Genus New to the USA. Rood, R., J.; Brunke, A.; and Solodovnikov, A.The Coleopterists Bulletin, 69(3): 412-414. 9 2015. 

Male secondary sexual characters resolve taxonomic uncertainty: five new species and a review of the formerly monotypic rove beetle genus Mimosticus Sharp (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Brunke, A.; and Solodovnikov, A. Zootaxa, 3893(1): 56. 12 2014. 

Three new species of the genus Paederus Fabricius (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae) from China. Li, X.; Solodovnikov, A.; and Zhou, H. Zootaxa. 2014. 

A revision of the Neotropical species of Bolitogyrus Chevrolat, a geographically disjunct lineage of Staphylinini (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Brunke, A., J.; and Solodovnikov, A.ZooKeys, 423(423): 1-113. 1 2014. 

Revision of the genus Hyperomma Fauvel, 1878—part 1: New Zealand (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae). Schomann, A., M.; and Solodovnikov, A. Zootaxa. 3822(1): 1-82. 2014. 

Immature stages and phylogenetic importance of Astrapaeus, a rove beetle genus of puzzling systematic position (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylinini). Pietrykowska-Tudruj, E.; Staniec, B.; Wojas, T.; and Solodovnikov, A. Contributions to Zoology. 83(1): 41-65. 2014. 

Alesiella gen.n. and a newly discovered relict lineage of Staphylinini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Brunke, A., J.; and Solodovnikov, A. Systematic Entomology, 38(4): 689-707. 10 2013. 

Five New Species of the Genus Paederus From Mainland China, With a Review of the Chinese Fauna of the Subtribe Paederina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae). Li, X.; Zhou, H.; and Solodovnikov, A. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 106(5): 562-574. 9 2013. 

A new species of Achenium Leach, 1819 from Taman peninsula with the key to the Russian fauna of the genus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae). Solodovnikov, A.; and Li, X. Caucasian Entomological Journal. 2013.

The genus Pseudolathra Casey in China: new species and new records (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Paederinae). Li, X.; Solodovnikov, A.; and Zhou, H. ZooKeys, 356: 1-9. 11 2013. 

Four new species of the genus Lobrathium Mulsant & Rey (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Paederinae) from China. Weber, X., L.; Solodovnikov, A.; and Zhou, H. Zootaxa, 3635(5): 569. 4 2013. 

Extinct and extant rove beetles meet in the matrix: Early Cretaceous fossils shed light on the evolution of a hyperdiverse insect lineage (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylininae). Solodovnikov, A.; Yue, Y.; Tarasov, S.; and Ren, D. Cladistics, 29(4): 360-403. 2013. 

Rove beetle subtribes Quediina, Amblyopinina and Tanygnathinina: systematic changes affecting Central European fauna (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylinini).Solodovnikov, A. ZooKeys, 162(0): 25. 2012. 

Comments on the proposed conservation of usage of the specific name of Scarabaeus fimetarius Linnaeus, 1758 (currently Aphodius fimetarius; Insecta, Coleoptera, SCARABAEIDAE) by designation of a neotype 4. Fery, H.; Bellmann, A.; Hillert, O.; Rößner, E.; Roslin, T.; Solodovnikov, A.; and Barclay, M. Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, 69(2): 138. 2012.

A new genus of Staphylinidae (Coleoptera) from the Lower Cretaceous: the first fossil rove beetles from the Southern Hemisphere. Schomann, A.; and Solodovnikov, A. Systematic Entomology, 37(2): 379-386. 4 2012.

Discovery of the Quedius antipodum Sharp larva from New Zealand: phylogenetic test of larval morphology for Staphylinini at the intratribal level (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae).Pietrykowska-Tudruj, E.; Staniec, B.; and Solodovnikov, A. Systematic Entomology, 37(2): 360-378. 2012. 

A new species of Peucoglyphus Bernhauer from New Guinea (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Staphylininae). Solodovnikov, A. ZooKeys, 213: 69-74. 2012. 

Phylogenetic analyses reveal reliable morphological markers to classify mega-diversity in Onthophagini dung beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae). Tarasov, S., I.; and Solodovnikov, A., Y. Cladistics, 27(5): 490-528. 2011. 

A new species of Hesterniasca (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Tachyporinae) from the Early Cretaceous of China with discussion of its systematic position. Cai, C., Y.; Huang, D., Y.; and Solodovnikov, A. Insect Systematics & Evolution, 42: 213-220. 2011. 

The oldest fossil species of the rove beetle subfamily Oxyporinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from the Early Cretaceous (Yixian Formation, China) and its phylogenetic significance. Yue, Y.; Ren, D.; and Solodovnikov, A. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, 9(4): 467-471. 2011. 

Molecular phylogeny of the mega-diverse rove beetle tribe Staphylinini (Insecta, Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Chatzimanolis, S.; Cohen, I., M.; Schomann, A.; and Solodovnikov, A.Zoologica Scripta, 39(5): 436-449. 2010. 

Megolisthaerus chinensis gen. et sp.n. (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae incertae sedis): an enigmatic rove beetle lineage from the Early Cretaceous. Yue, Y.; Ren, D.; and Solodovnikov, A. Insect Systematics & Evolution, 41(4): 317-327. 2010.