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Family Cybocephalidae

Coleoptera - Cybocephalus nipponicus Cybocephalus californicus, dorsal genital armature - Cybocephalus californicus - female Sap-feeding Beetle - Cybocephalus Tiny Beetle - Cybocephalus nigritulus Cybocephalus sp? - Cybocephalus Cybocephalus Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus Beetle - Cybocephalus nipponicus
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 Cucujoidea (Sap, Bark and Fungus Beetles)
No Taxon (Cucujid series)
Family Cybocephalidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
status discussed in; not really close to Nitidulidae(1)
Explanation of Names
Cybocephalidae Jacquelin du Val 1858
Numbers
5 spp. in a single genus in our area(2), ~210 spp. in 8 genera worldwide (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.BioLib.cz