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Family Cybocephalidae

Coleoptera - Cybocephalus nipponicus Sap-feeding Beetle - Cybocephalus Tiny Beetle - Cybocephalus nigritulus Cybocephalidae - Cybocephalus nipponicus - male Cybocephalus Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus Microweisea - Cybocephalus californicus Tiny Beetle - Cybocephalus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Cucujoidea
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Cybocephalidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
status discussed in (1); not really close to Nitidulidae
Explanation of Names
Cybocephalidae Jacquelin du Val 1858
Numbers
5 spp. in a single genus in our area(2), ~200 spp. in 15 genera total (all but a handul of spp. are in Cybocephalus)(3)
Works Cited
1.Molecular phylogeny of Nitidulidae: assessment of subfamilial and tribal classification...
Cline A.R., Smith T.R., Miller K., Moulton M., Whiting M., Audisio P. 2014. Systematic Entomology 39: 758–772.
2.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.
3.A catalogue of the Cybocephalidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea) of the world
Smith T.R. 2021. Insecta Mundi 0858: 1–16.