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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: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Solieriinae
Genera (3 + 1†): CoiffaitiaNeocoiffaitia – †ProsolieriusSolierius

Solieriinae Newton & Thayer, 1992: 27

Type genus: Solierius Bernhauer, 1921.


Fisognatitos Solier, 1849: 303
Type genus: Physognathus Solier, 1849 [preoccupied genus name, not Physognathus Agassiz, 1846 (Reptilia); syn. of Solierius Bernhauer, 1921].


Replacement name for Physognathinae Solier, 1849 because of the homonymy of the type genus.
Primary references

Newton, A.F. & Thayer, M.K. 1992. Current classification and family-group names in Staphyliniformia (Coleoptera). Fieldiana: Zoology (new series) (67): iv + 92 p. BHL PDF Reference page. [see p. 27]

Additional references

Herman, L.H. 2001. Catalog of the Staphylinidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). 1758 to the end of the second millennium. IV. Staphylinine group (Part 1). Euaesthetinae, Leptotyphlinae, Megalopsidiinae, Oxyporinae, Pseudopsinae, Solieriinae, Steninae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 265: 1807–2440. hdl: 2246/5829 Reference page.

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