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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: Silpha
Species: S. alpestris – S. businskyorum – S. carinata – S. imitator – S. khumbuensis – S. koreana – S. longicornis – S. martensi – S. melanura – S. nepalica – S. obscura – S. olivieri – S. orientalis – S. perforata – S. puncticollis – S. quinlinga – S. schawalleri – S. tristisS. tyrolensis – S. validior – S. yamatona

Nomina dubia: S. indica – S. maura – S. pedicularis


Silpha Linnaeus, 1758
Gender: feminine
Type species: Silpha obscura Linnaeus, 1758


Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per regna tria naturæ, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis, Tomus I. Editio decima, reformata. Holmiæ: impensis direct. Laurentii Salvii. i–ii, 1–824 pp DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.542: 359. Reference page.


Silpha Taxon details on Fauna Europaea
ZooBank: act:CF9068D0-C8B9-4BDE-9495-5D737E75973A

Vernacular names
čeština: Mrchožrout
русский: Мертвоед

Silpha is a genus of the family Silphidae, or carrion beetles, native to the Old World,[1] with one species that is adventive in Canada.[2]

Silpha alpestris Kraatz, 1876
Silpha carinata Herbst, 1783
Silpha koreana Cho & Kwon, 1999
Silpha obscura Linnaeus, 1758
Silpha olivieri Bedel, 1887
Silpha perforata Gebler, 1832
Silpha puncticollis Lucas, 1846
Silpha tristis Illiger, 1798
Silpha tyrolensis Laicharting, 1781

[1] Genus Silpha
[2] Silpha tristis -

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