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Silphidae

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea
Familia: Silphidae
Subfamiliae: Nicrophorinae - Silphinae

Name

Silphidae Latreille, 1807

Synonym

Necrophoridae Kirby, 1837

References

Dobler, S.; Müller, J.K. 2000: Resolving Phylogeny at the Family Level by Mitochondrial Cytochrome Oxidase Sequences: Phylogeny of Carrion Beetles (Coleoptera, Silphidae). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 15: 390–402. doi: 10.1006/mpev.1999.0765 PDF
Madge, R.B. 1980: A catalogue of type-species in the family Silphidae (Coleoptera). Entomologica scandinavica, 11(3): 353-362. doi: 10.1163/187631280794824640
Peck, S.B. 2001: Review of the carrion beetles of Australia and New Guinea (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Australian journal of entomology, 40: 93-101. doi: 10.1046/j.1440-6055.2001.00216.x
Peck, S.B.; Anderson, R.S. 1985: Taxonomy, phylogeny and biogeography of the carrion beetles of Latin America (Coleoptera: Silphidae). Quaestiones entomologicae, 21: 247-317. PDF
Sikes, D.S.; Madge, R.B.; Newton, A.F. 2002: A catalog of the Nicrophorinae (Coleoptera: Silphidae) of the world. Zootaxa, 65: 1-304. Abstract & excerpt PDF
Sikes, D.S.; Madge, R.B.; Trumbo, S.T. 2006: Revision of Nicrophorus in part: new species and inferred phylogeny of the nepalensis-group based on evidence from morphology and mitochondrial DNA (Coleoptera: Silphidae: Nicrophorinae). Invertebrate systematics, 20: 305-365. doi: 10.1071/IS05020
Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 2 ed. I. Lobl, & A. Smetana, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark, 2004
ISBN 87-88757-74-9, p.229

links

Australian Faunal Directory
Silphidae in SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED COLEOPTERA OF THE WORLD
Atlas of family Silphidae of Russia


Vernacular names
Česky: Mrchožrouti
Deutsch: Aaskäfer
English: carrion beetles
Français: Silphe
Lietuvių: Maitvabaliai
Magyar: Dögbogarak
日本語: シデムシ
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Åtselbiller
Polski: Omarlicowate
Русский: Мертвоеды

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