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Species Sosylus costatus


Bothrideridae Erichson, 1845
By A.S. Slipinski, N.P. Lord and J.F. Lawrence
Handbook of Zoology, Vol. IV Arthropoda: Insecta Part 38, Coleoptera, Beetles, Vol. 2, Sec. 10.28, 2010
A.S. Slipinski, N.P. Lord and J.F. Lawrence, 10.28. Bothrideridae Erichson, 1845. pp. 411-422 in: Handbuch der Zoologie/Handbook of Zoology. Band/Volume IV Arthropoda: Insecta Teilband/Part 38. Coleoptera, Beetles. Volume 2. Morphology and Systematics (Polyphaga partim). (Eds RG Beutel, RAB Leschen and JF Lawrence). W. DeGruyter, Berlin.

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Phylogeny and classification of Cucujoidea and the recognition of a new superfamily Coccinelloidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)
By Robertson J.A., Ślipiński A., Moulton M., Shockley F.W., Giorgi A., Lord N.P., McKenna D.D., Tomaszewska W., Forrester J. ...
Syst. Entomol. doi: 10.1111/syen.12138, 2015

New North American associations of Coleoptera with Myxomycetes
By Stephenson S.L., Wheeler Q.D., McHugh J.V., Fraissinet P.R.
J. Nat. Hist. 28: 921–936, 1994

New southwestern Buprestidae and Cerambycidae with notes.
By Knull, J.N.
Ohio Journal of Science 37(5): 301-309., 1937
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Knull, J.N. 1937. New southwestern Buprestidae and Cerambycidae with notes. Ohio Journal of Science 37(5): 301-309.

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
Journal of the New York Entomological Society, Vol 8, No. 2, 51-172, 1900