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Species Cerophytum pulsator

 
 
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A faunal survey of the Elateroidea of Montana
By Seibert, C.E.
M.Sc. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT, 1993

Four new Coleoptera (Elateridae and Buprestidae).
By Knull, J.N.
Entomological News 49: 19-22., 1938
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Knull, J.N. 1938. Four new Coleoptera (Elateridae and Buprestidae). Entomological News 49: 19-22.

Conoderus browni n. sp.
Limonius flavomarginatus n. sp.
Paratyndaris tucsoni n. sp.
Paratyndaris quadrinotata n. sp.

First Texas records of five genera of aquatic beetles (Coleoptera: Noteridae, Dytiscidae, Hydrophilidae) with habitat notes.
By Jasper S.K., Vogtsberger R.C.
Entomological News 107(1): 49-60., 1996
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Jasper S.K., Vogtsberger R.C. (1996) First Texas records of five genera of aquatic beetles (Coleoptera: Noteridae, Dytiscidae, Hydrophilidae) with habitat notes. Entomological News 107(1): 49-60.

Abstract: Five genera of aquatic beetles are reported from Texas, USA, for the first time. Species recorded include

Suphis inflatus (Noteridae),
Hoperius planatus (Dytiscidae),
Dibolocelus ovatus,
Hydrobiomorpha casta and
Sperchopsis tessellata (Hydrophilidae).

Habitat notes are reported for 4 of these.

Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea... [through Cleroidea]
By Klimaszewski J, Langor D, Smith A, Hoebeke E, Davies A, Pelletier G, Douglas HB, Webster RP, Bourdon C, Borowiec L, Scudder GGE
Pensoft Series Faunistica 116: 1-215, 2017
Full title: Synopsis of adventive species of Coleoptera (Insecta) recorded from Canada. Part 4: Scarabaeoidea, Scirtoidea, Buprestoidea, Byrrhoidea, Elateroidea, Derodontoidea, Bostrichoidea, and Cleroidea

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Handbook of Zoology. Coleoptera Vol. 3: Morphology and Systematics (Phytophaga)
By Leschen R.A.B., Beutel R.G. (eds)
Walter de Gruyter, Berlin. 687 pp., 2014

Review of the American Corylophidae, Cryptophagidae, Tritomidae and Dermestidae, with other studies
By T. L. Casey
New York Entomological Society, 1900
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(2): 51-172, 1900

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The Bothrideridae and Colydiidae of America north of Mexico (Coleoptera: Clavicornia and Heteromera)
By Stephan K.H.
Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. xii, 65 p., 1989
Occasional Papers of the Florida State Collection of Arthropods, Vol.6
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Integrated phylogenomics and fossil data illuminate the evolution of beetles
By Cai C et al.
R. Soc. Open Sci. 9: 211771, 2022
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Cai C et al. 2022 Integrated phylogenomics and fossil data illuminate the evolution of beetles. R. Soc. Open Sci. 9: 211771.

Abstract

Beetles constitute the most biodiverse animal order with over 380 000 described species and possibly several million more yet unnamed. Recent phylogenomic studies have arrived at considerably incongruent topologies and widely varying estimates of divergence dates for major beetle clades. Here, we use a dataset of 68 single-copy nuclear protein-coding (NPC) genes sampling 129 out of the 193 recognized extant families as well as the first comprehensive set of fully justified fossil calibrations to recover a refined timescale of beetle evolution. Using phylogenetic methods that counter the effects of compositional and rate heterogeneity, we recover a topology congruent with morphological studies, which we use, combined with other recent phylogenomic studies, to propose several formal changes in the classification of Coleoptera:

 
 
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