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Taxon profile

superfamily

Byrrhoidea Latreille, 1804

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  infraorder Elateriformia

Scientific synonyms

incl. Dryopoidea, Psephenoidea

Included taxa

Number of records: 13

family Byrrhidae Latreille, 1804 - pill or moss beetles
family Callirhipidae Emden, 1924
family Chelonariidae Blanchard, 1845 - turtle beetles
family Cneoglossidae Champion, 1897
family Dryopidae Billberg, 1820 - long-toed water beetles
family Elmidae Curtis, 1830 - riffle beetles
family Eulichadidae Crowson, 1973 - forest stream beetles
family Heteroceridae MacLeay, 1825 - variegated mud-loving beetles
family Limnichidae Erichson, 1846 - minute marsh-loving beetles
family Lutrochidae Kasap & Crowson, 1975 - travertine beetles
family Podabrocephalidae Pic, 1930
family Psephenidae Lacordaire, 1854 - water penny beetles
family Ptilodactylidae Laporte, 1836 - ptilodactylid beetles

Links and literature

EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Byrrhoidea Latreille, 1804]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

Data source info

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory, Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra
Australian Faunal Directory Checklist Output
Group: BYRRHOIDEA
Generation Date: October 17, 2008 02:35:45 PMGMT
[Data retrieved on: 29 October 2008]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea
Alonso-Zarazaga, Dr Miguel A. (ed.). 2006. Byrrhoidea. Fauna Europaea version 1.1, http://www.faunaeur.org
[Data retrieved on: 23 July 2006]

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