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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: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea
Familia: Trogidae
Subfamiliae: Troginae - †Avitortorinae - †Prototroginae

Overview of genera (8)

Afromorgus - Madagatrox - Omorgus - Polynoncus - Trox - †Avitortor - †Cretomorgus - †Prototrox


Trogidae MacLeay, 1819


cited sources

Smith, A.B.T. 2006: A review of the family-group names for the superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) with corrections to nomenclature and a current classification. Coleopterists Society monograph, 5: 144–204. doi: 10.1649/0010-065X(2006)60[144:AROTFN]2.0.CO;2 PDF

additional references

Bezděk, A.; Hájek, J. 2009: Catalogue of type specimens of beetles (Coleoptera) deposited in the National Museum, Prague, Czech Republic. Scarabaeoidea: Bolboceratidae, Geotrupidae, Glaphyridae, Hybosoridae, Ochodaeidae and Trogidae. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 49: 297-332. PDF
Diéguez, V.M. 2008: Present knowledge of the Trogidae of Chile (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Revista chilena de entomología, 34: 11-28. PDF

Pittino, R. 2010: A new genus and species of Trogidae MacLeay, 1819 from Madagascar, and a new species of Omorgus Erichson, 1847 from Argentina (Coleoptera, Trogidae). Kogane, (11): 75-83. [publication date: 'Aug. 2010', sourced from first page of article] ZooBank
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Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 3 ed. I. Lobl, & A. Smetana, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark, 2006
ISBN 87-88757-59-5, p.79
Scholtz, C.H. 1982: Catalogue of world Trogidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Entomology memoir Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Republic of South Africa, 54: 1-27.
Scholtz, C.H. 1986: Phylogeny and systematics of the Trogidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Systematic entomology, 11: 355-363. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1986.tb00186.x
Scholtz, C.H. 1990: Revision of the Trogidae of South America (Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea). Journal of natural history, 24(6): 1391-1456. doi: 10.1080/00222939000770841


Australian Faunal Directory
Tree of Life Web Project. 2007. Trogidae. Hide beetles. Version 02 May 2007 (temporary) in The Tree of Life Web Project
Family Trogidae (atlas of beetles of Russia)

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Erdkäfer
English: hide beetles
Lietuvių: Smiltvabaliai
‪Norsk (bokmål)‬: Knokkelbiller
Русский: Падальники

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