- Art Gallery -


Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Divisio: Neoptera
Subdivisio: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cleroidea
Familiae: [after Kolibáč (2004)]

* melyrid branch: Acanthocnemidae - Attalomimidae - Dasytidae - Gietellidae - Malachiidae - Mauroniscidae - Melyridae - Phycosecidae - Prionoceridae

* trogossitid branch: Phloiophilidae - Trogossitidae

* clerid branch: Cleridae

* thaneroclerid branch: Chaetosomatidae - Metaxinidae - Thanerocleridae


Cleroidea Latreille, 1802


* Beutel, R.G.; Pollock, D.A. 2000: Larval head morphology of Phycosecis litoralis (Pascoe) (Coleoptera: Phycosecidae) with phylogenetic implications. Invertebrate taxonomy, 14: 825-835. [1]
* Crowson, R.A. 1964: A review of the classification of Cleroidea (Coleoptera), with descriptions of two new genera of Peltidae and of several new larval types. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London, 116: 275-327, plate 1.
* Kolibáč, J. 2004: Metaxinidae fam. nov., a new family of Cleroidea (Coleoptera). Entomologica Basiliensia, 26: 239-268.

Vernacular names
日本語: カッコウムシ上科
Suomi: Kirjokuoriasmaiset
中文: 郭公蟲總科

Biology Encyclopedia

Insects Images

Source: Wikispecies: All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License