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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: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Aderidae
Genus: Megaxenus
Species (3): M. bioculatus – M. papuensis – M. termitophilus

Megaxenus Lawrence, 1990: 644

Original status: valid genus
Type species: Megaxenus termitophilus Lawrence, 1990
Fixation: original designation (p. 644)
ZooBank: 6E019864-730A-414C-B1F8-DF31F1E90813


Lawrence, J.F.; Kistner, D.H.; Pasteels, J.M. 1990: A new genus and three new species of termitophilous Aderidae (Coleoptera) from Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines, with notes on their biology. Invertebrate taxonomy 4(3): 643–654. DOI: 10.1071/IT9900643 Reference page. [See p. 644; original description]

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