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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Scirtoidea

Familia: Decliniidae
Genera: Declinia

Decliniidae Nikitsky, Lawrence, Kirejtshuk & Gratshev, 1993
Type genus

Declinia Nikitsky, Lawrence, Kirejtshuk & Gratshev, 1993


Lawrence, J.F. 2005: 15.1. Decliniidae Nikitsky et al., 1994. Pp. 431-433 in: Beutel, R.G. & Leschen, R.A.B. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, Beetles. Volume 1: Morphology and systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter.
Lawrence, J.F.; Nikitsky, N.B.; Kirejtshuk, A.G. 1995: Phylogenetic position of Decliniidae (Coleoptera: Scirtoidea) and comments on the classification of Elateriformia (sensu lato). Pp. 375-410 in Pakaluk, J.; Slipinski, S.A. (eds.) Biology, phylogeny, and classification of Coleoptera: papers celebrating the 80th birthday of Roy A. Crowson, 2. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warsaw, Poland. page scans
Nikitsky, N.B.; Lawrence, J.F.; Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Gratshev, V.G. 1993: A new beetle family, Decliniidae fam.n., from Russian Far East and its taxonomic relationships (Coleoptera Polyphaga). Russian entomological journal, 2: 3–10. [publication date 1994?] page scans, missing p.10
Sakai, M.; Satô, M. 1996: The coleopteran family Decliniidae (Elateriformia, Scirtoidea) new to Japan, with description of its second representative. Elytra, Tokyo, 24: 103–111.
Yoshitomi, H. 2002: New record of Declinia relicta (Coleoptera, Decliniidae) from Korea. Elytra, Tokyo, 30: 397–398.
Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 3 ed. I. Lobl, & A. Smetana, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark, 2006
ISBN 87-88757-59-5, p.313


Tree of Life Web Project. 2007. Decliniidae. Declinia. Version 07 May 2007 (temporary) in The Tree of Life Web Project
Atlas of the family Decliniidae of Russia

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русский: Деклинииды

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