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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Cephaloplectinae
Genus: Limulodes
Subgenera (6): Carinolimulodes – Cephaloplectodes – Ecitolimulodes – Idiolimulodes – Limulodes – Neolimulodes

Species (14): L. argentinus – L. bolivianus – L. brachyscelis – L. elongatus – L. heyeri – L. manni – L. mexicanus – L. navajo – L. pallidus – L. paradoxus – L. parki – L. philovagans – L. stenotropis – L. tibialis

Limulodes Matthews, 1867

Type species: Limulodes paradoxus Matthews, 1867
Fixation: Monotypy.

Synonym: Ecitoxenus Wasmann, 1898
Primary references

Matthews, A. 1867: Description of a new genus of Trichopterygidae, lately discovered in the United States. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York 8: 406–413, plate 15. BHL Reference page. [first availability, see p. 409]

Additional references

Seevers, C.H.; Dybas, H.S. 1943: A synopsis of the Limulodidae (Coleoptera): a new family proposed for myrmecophiles of the subfamilies Limulodinae (Ptiliidae) and Cephaloplectinae (Staphylinidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 36(3): 546-586. abstract full article at CHLA Reference page. [see p. 567]


Limulodes – Taxon details on BugGuide.
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