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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: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Silphidae
Subfamilia: Silphinae
Genus: Heterosilpha
Species: H. aenescens – H. ramosa

Heterosilpha Portevin, 1926


Anderson, R.S. and Peck, S.B. 1985: The Carrion Beetles of Canada and Alaska (Coleoptera: Silphidae and Agyrtidae). Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.
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


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Heterosilpha is a genus of carrion beetles in the family Silphidae. There are at least two described species in Heterosilpha.[1][2][3]

These two species belong to the genus Heterosilpha:

Heterosilpha aenescens (Casey, 1886)
Heterosilpha ramosa (Say, 1823) (garden carrion beetle)


"Heterosilpha Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
"Heterosilpha". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-24.

"Heterosilpha genus Information". Retrieved 2019-09-24.

Further reading

Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2015). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 2: Hydrophiloidea - Staphylinoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-29685-5.

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