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Monotomidae

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: Cucujoidea
Familia: Monotomidae
Subfamiliae: Monotominae - Rhizophaginae - †Rhizophtominae

Name

Monotomidae Laporte, 1840. Type genus: Monotoma Herbst, 1793
Synonyms

* Rhizophagidae Redtenbacher, 1845. Type genus: Rhizophagus Herbst, 1793

References

* Bousquet, Y. 2002: 79. MONOTOMIDAE Laporte 1840. Pp. 319-321 in: Arnett, R.H., jr.; Thomas, M.C.; Skelley, P.E.; Frank, J.H. (eds.): American beetles. Volume 2. Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida. limited preview
* Jelínek, J.; Audisio, P. 2009: The Kateretidae, Nitidulidae and Monotomidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) described by Gistel (1856, 1857): new synonymies and type designations. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 49: 225-238. Abstract
* Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Azar, D.; Tafforeau, P.; Boistel, R.; Fernandez, V. 2009: New beetles of Polyphaga (Coleoptera, Polyphaga) from Lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber. Denisia, 26: 119-130. Abstract
* Sengupta, T. 1988: Review of the genera of the family Rhizophagidae (Clavicornia: Coleoptera) of the world. Memoirs of the Zoological Survey of India, 17(1): 1-58, plates I-XXIV.

Links

* Australian Faunal Directory [stub]
* Monotomidae in SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED COLEOPTERA OF THE WORLD

Vernacular Name
English: Root-eating Beetle
Français: monotomide

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