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Family Murmidiidae

Cerylonid - Mychocerinus depressus Cerylonid - Mychocerinus depressus Botrodus estriatus Casey - Botrodus estriatus Cerylonid - Murmidius ovalis Cerylonid - Murmidius ovalis Murmidius ovalis Murmidius ovalis Minute Hister? - Mychocerinus depressus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Coccinelloidea
No Taxon (Bothriderid group)
Family Murmidiidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated in Cerylonidae (as a subfamily) by some workers
Explanation of Names
Murmidiidae Jacqueline du Val 1858
Numbers
3 genera total, with 4 spp. in our area(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.Phylogeny and classification of Cucujoidea and the recognition of a new superfamily Coccinelloidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
Robertson J.A., Ślipiński A., Moulton M., Shockley F.W., Giorgi A., Lord N.P., McKenna D.D., Tomaszewska W., Forrester J. ... 2015. Syst. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/syen.12138.