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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
Cladus: Dicondylia
Cladus: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Cladus: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Hydrophiloidea
Familia: Hydrophilidae
Subfamilia: Hydrophilinae
Tribus: Hydrophilini
Genera: Brownephilus - Hydrobiomorpha - Hydrochara - Hydrophilus - Protistolophus - Sternolophus - Tropisternus
[source: Short (2010)/Fikáček, Wedmann & Schmied (2010)]


Hydrophilini Latreille, 1802


cited sources

Fikáček, M.; Wedmann, S.; Schmied, H. 2010: Diversification of the greater hydrophilines clade of giant water scavenger beetles dated back to the Middle Eocene (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilina). Invertebrate systematics, 24: 9-22. doi: 10.1071/IS09042
Short, A.E.Z. 2010: Phylogeny, evolution and classification of the giant water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilini: Hydrophilina). Systematics and biodiversity, 8: 17–37. doi: 10.1080/14772000903529375

Short, A.E.Z.; Fikáček, M. 2011: World catalogue of the Hydrophiloidea (Coleoptera): additions and corrections II (2006–2010). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 51(1): 83-122. [print publication date: '30.vi.2011', sourced from first page of article] abstract PDF ZooBank

additional references

Hansen, M. 1991: The hydrophilid beetles: phylogeny, classification and a revision of the genera (Coleoptera, Hydrophiloidea). Biologiske skrifter, 40 ISSN: 0366-3612 ISBN 87-7304-226-9 Google books
I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2004 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 2: Hydrophiloidea-Staphylinoidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark ISBN 87-88757-74-9, p. 53
Minoshima, Y.; Hayashi, M. 2011: Larval morphology of the Japanese species of the tribes Acidocerini, Hydrobiusini and Hydrophilini (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae). Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 51(supplementum) ISBN 978-80-7036-296-9

Vernacular names
English: Giant water scavenger beetles

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