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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Ptiliinae
Tribus: Ptiliini
Genus: Bambara
Species (22): B. brunnea – B. contorta – B. dybasi – B. edwardi – B. elongatula – B. frosti – B. fusca – B. intricata – B. invisibilis – B. joannisi – B. lanquidula – B. merina – B. nidicola – B. opaca – B. problematica – B. secubita – B. steevesi – B. sublutea – B. testacea – B. thomasi – B. verecunda – B. wagneri
Name

Bambara Vuillet, 1911: 159
Synonymy

Eurygyne Dybas, 1966
Type species: Eurygyne intricata Dybas, 1966 (original designation)

References

Vuillet, A. 1911. Description d'un Trichopterigydae [Trichopterygidae] de l'Afrique occidentale française (Col.) Insecta; publication mensuelle de la Station entomologique de la Faculté des sciences de Rennes 1: 159–161. BHL Reference page.
Dybas, H.S. 1966: Evidence for parthenogenesis in the featherwing beetles, with a taxonomic review of a new genus and eight new species (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Fieldiana: zoology 51(2): 11–52. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.2999 Reference page.
Darby, M. 2014: Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 4: The genus Bambara including eight new species and the first account of blindness and aptery in the genus. Zootaxa 3895(2): 151–169. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3895.2.1 Reference page.
Johnson, C. 1985. Revision of Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) occurring in the Mascarenes, Seychelles and neighbouring islands. Entomologica basiliensia 10: 159–237. Google books (Snippet view). Reference page. [See p. 168; description]
Sörensson, M. & Johnson, C. 2004. The first European records of the pantropical genus Bambara Vuillet, and a review of the immigrant featherwing beetles in Europe (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Koleopterologische rundschau 74: 287–302. abstract Reference page.

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