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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
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Agyrtidae
Subfamilia: Agyrtinae
Genus: Lyrosoma
Species: L. pallidum – L. opacum

Lyrosoma Mannerheim, 1853

Anderson, R.S. and Peck, S.B. 1985: The Carrion Beetles of Canada and Alaska (Coleoptera: Silphidae and Agyrtidae). Research Branch Agriculture Canada, Ottawa.
Schawaller, W. 1998: Revision of the genus Lyrosoma Mannerheim, 1853 (Coleoptera, Agyrtidae). Entomologische Blätter 94(3): 127-133. Reference page.
Yoo, I.-S., Sikes, D. & Ahn, K.-J. 2013: A redescripton [redescription] of Lyrosoma pallidum (Eschscholtz) and distributional range extension of Lyrosoma Mannerheim (Coleoptera, Agyrtidae). ZooKeys 329: 23-32. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.329.4957 Reference page.
Zicha, Ondřej et al. Lyrosoma – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).

Lyrosoma is a genus of primitive carrion beetles in the family Agyrtidae. There are at least three described species in Lyrosoma.[1][2][3]


These three species belong to the genus Lyrosoma:

Lyrosoma chujoi Mroczkowski, 1959
Lyrosoma opacum Mannerheim, 1853
Lyrosoma pallidum Eschscholtz


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

"Lyrosoma 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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