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Taxon profile

family

false darkling beetles
Melandryidae Leach, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Tenebrionoidea

Scientific synonyms

Serropalpidae Latreille, 1829

Temporal range:Cretaceous – recent

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Functions restricted to taxon Melandryidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subfamily Melandryinae Leach, 1815
Tertiary: Upper Eocene – recent
subfamily Osphyinae Mulsant, 1856

Unplaced taxa

genus Jalapanum Pic, 1926 inc.sed.

Fossil taxa

genus Cicindelopsis Cockerell, 1920 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [101013]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [http://www.irmng.org] [as Melandryidae Leach, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Melandryidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Melandryidae Leach, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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Explanations

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon

extinct taxon