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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: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cleroidea

Familia: Phycosecidae
Genera (1): Phycosecis
Name

Phycosecidae Crowson, 1952
References
Primary references

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(12): 275–327, plate 1. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.1964.tb02298.x Paywall. Reference page.

Additional references

Leschen, R.A.B.; Beutel, R.G. 2010: 9.8. Phycosecidae Crowson, 1952. Pp. 265-268 in: Leschen, R.A.B.; Beutel, R.G.; Lawrence, J.F. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, beetles. Volume 2: Morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia 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. ISBN 3110190753 ISBN 9783110190755 DOI: 10.1515/9783110911213.265

Links

Australian Faunal Directory
Phycosecidae in SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED COLEOPTERA OF THE WORLD

Vernacular names
English: beach beetles

Phycosecidae is a family of beetles in the suborder Polyphaga,[1][2] containing the single genus Phycosecis and found in Australia, New Caledonia, New Zealand and Vanuatu. The beetles are small, about 1.5–3.5 mm in length.[3] The species are:[4]

Phycosecis ammophilus Lea, 1899
Phycosecis hilli Lea, 1921
Phycosecis limbata (Fabricius, 1781)
Phycosecis litoralis Pascoe, 1875

References

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/abrs/online-resources/fauna/afd/taxa/Phycosecidae
"Phycosecidae - Nomen.at - animals and plants".
Hawkeswood, Trevor (1987). Beetles of Australia. North Ryde, New South Wales: Angus and Robertson. pp. 38–39. ISBN 0-207-15352-3.
Phycosecidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 12 Jul 2011.

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