HOME
The Info List - Scarabaeiformia


--- Advertisement ---



(i)

See text.

SCARABAEOIDEA is a superfamily of beetles , the only subgroup of the infraorder SCARABAEIFORMIA. Around 35,000 species are placed in this superfamily and some 200 new species are described each year. Its constituent families are also undergoing revision presently, and the family list below is only preliminary.

CONTENTS

* 1 Families * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links

FAMILIES

American Beetles lists the following families:

* Belohinidae Paulian 1959 * Bolboceratidae Laporte de Castelnau , 1840 * Ceratocanthidae White 1842 (Acanthoceridae) * Diphyllostomatidae Holloway 1972 (false stag beetles ) * Geotrupidae Latreille , 1802 (earth-boring dung beetles ) * Glaphyridae MacLeay , 1819 (bumble bee scarab beetles ) * Glaresidae Semenov-Tian-Shanskii and Medvedev 1932 (enigmatic scarab beetles ) * Hybosoridae
Hybosoridae
Erichson , 1847 (scavenging scarab beetles ) * Lucanidae
Lucanidae
Latreille 1804 (stag beetles ) * Ochodaeidae
Ochodaeidae
Mulsant and Rey 1871 (sand-loving scarab beetles ) * Passalidae
Passalidae
Leach , 1815 (bess beetles ) * Pleocomidae LeConte 1861 (rain beetles ) * Scarabaeidae
Scarabaeidae
Latreille 1802 (scarab beetles ) * Trogidae
Trogidae
MacLeay 1819 (hide beetles )

SEE ALSO

List of subgroups of the order Coleoptera

REFERENCES

* Data related to Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
at Wikispecies * Media related to Scarabaeoidea
Scarabaeoidea
at Wikimedia Commons

* ^ Brett C. Ratcliffe (2002). "A checklist of the Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) of Panama" (PDF). Zootaxa (32): 1–48. * ^ Ross H. Arnett, Jr. and Michael C. Thomas (2001–2002). American Beetles . CRC Press .

.