Taxon profile


fire-colored beetles
Pyrochroidae Latreille, 1806

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

Scientific synonyms

incl. Conontidae, Pedilidae, Pilipalpidae

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Eocene > Upper Eocene – recent



Functions restricted to taxon Pyrochroidae


Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subfamily Tydessinae Nikitsky, 1986
subfamily Pilipalpinae Abdullah, 1964
subfamily Pedilinae Lacordaire, 1859 - pedilid beetles
Tertiary: Upper Eocene – recent
subfamily Pyrochroinae Latreille, 1806
Tertiary: Rupelian – recent

Unplaced taxa

subfamily Agnathinae Lacordaire, 1859 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [101004]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Pyrochroidae Latreille, 1807]
Data retrieved on: 11 February 2020
CZ Hudec K., Kolibáč J., Laštůvka Z., Peňáz M. a kol. (2007): Příroda České republiky: průvodce faunou, Academia [as Pyrochroidae]
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Pyrochroidae Latreille, 1806]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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