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  • Gordon, R.D., 1985. The Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) of America north of Mexico. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 93, 654-678.
  • Gordon, R.D., 1994. South American Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) Part III: definition of Exoplectrinae Crotch, Azyinae Mulsant, and Coccidulinae Crotch; a taxonomic revision of Coccidulini. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 38, 681-775.
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  • Hunt, T., Bergsten, J., Levkanicova, Z., Papadopoulou, A., St. John, O., Wild, R., Hammond, P., Ahrens, D., Balke, M., Caterino, M., Gómez-Zurita, J., Ribera, I., Barraclough, T., Bocakova, M., Bocak, L., Vogler, A., 2007. A Comprehensive Phylogeny of Beetles Reveals the Evolutionary Origins of a Superradiation. Science 318, 1913-1916.
  • Iablokoff-Khnzorian, S.M., 1982. Les Coccinelles, Coleoptères-Coccinellidae. Tribu Coccinellini des Regions Palearctique at Orientale. Société Nouvelle des Editions Boubée, Paris.
  • Korschefsky, R., 1931., Pars. 120: Coccinellidae. II. In: Junk, W., Schenkling, S. (Eds.), Coleopterorum Catalogus. W. Junk, Berlin, pp. 225-659.
  • Kovár, I., 1996. Phylogeny. In: Hodek, I., Honek, A. (Eds.), Ecology of Coccinellidae. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, pp. 19-31.
  • Kuznetsov, V.N., 1997. Lady beetles of the Russian Far East, Memoir No. 1. Center for Systematic Entomology. Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville.
  • Lawrence, J. F., and A. F. Newton, Jr. / Pakaluk, James, and Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, eds. 1995. Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson, vol. 2. 779-1006
  • Lawrence, J.F., Newton, A.F., 1995. Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). In: Pakaluk, J., Slipinski, S. A. (Eds.), Biology, phylogeny and classification of Coleoptera: papers celebrating the 80th birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Volume 2. Museum i Instytut Zoologii PAN, Warsaw, pp. 779-1006.
  • Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species cum characteribus differentiis, synonymis, locis.
  • Mulsant, M. E., 1846. Histoire Naturelle des Coléoptères de France. Sulcicolles-Sécuripalpes. Maison, Paris.
  • Mulsant, M. E., 1850. Species des Coléoptères Trimcres Sécuripalpes. Annales des Sciencies Physiques et Naturelles, d'Agriculture et d'Industrie, publiées par la Société nationale d'Agriculture, etc., de Lyon, Deuxicme Série, 2.
  • Pakaluk, J., Slipinski, S.A., 1990. Review of Eupsilobiinae (Coleoptera: Endomychidae) with descriptions of new genera and species from South America. Review Suisse de Zoologie 97, 705-728.
  • Pakaluk, J., Slipinski, S.A., Lawrence, J.F., 1994. Current classification and family-group names in Cucujoidea (Coleoptera). Genus 5, 223-268.
  • Pang, X., Mao, J., 1979. Economic insect fauna of China-Coleoptera: Coccinellidae. II. Science Press, Beijing.
  • Pope, R.D. 1989, A revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Part 1. Subfamily Coccinellinae. Invertebrate Taxonomy 2, 633-735.
  • Redtenbacher, L., 1844. Tetamen dispositionis generum et specierum Coleopterorum Pseudotrimeorum. Vindobonae: Archiducatus Austriae.
  • Robertson, J.A., Whiting, M.F., McHugh, J.V., 2008. Searching for natural lineages within the Cerylonid Series (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46, 193-205.
  • Sasaji, H., 1968. Phylogeny of the family Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Etizenia, Occasional Publications of the Biological Laboratory, Fukui University, 35, 1–37.
  • Sasaji, H., 1971a. Fauna Japonica. Coccinellidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Academic Press of Japan, Keigaku Publishing, Tokyo.
  • Sasaji, H., 1971b. Phylogenetic positions of some remarkable genera of the Coccinellidae (Coleoptera), with an attempt of the numerical methods. Memoirs of the Faculty of Education Fukui University, Series II (Natural Science) 21, 55–73.
  • Savoiskaya, G.I., 1983. Larvae of coccinellids (Coleoptera, Coccinellidae) of the fauna of the USSR. Zoologicheski Institut, Leningrad.
  • Slipinski, A., 2007. Australian Ladybird Beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): their biology and classification. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra.
  • Tomaszewska, K.W., 2000. Morphology, phylogeny and classification of adult Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea). Annales Zoologici (Warszawa) 50, 449-558.
  • Tomaszewska, K.W., 2005. Phylogeny and generic classification of the subfamily Lycoperdininae with a re-analysis of the family Endomychidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea). Annales Zoologici (Warszawa), 1-172.
  • Vandenberg, N.J., 2002. Coccinellidae Latreille 1807. In: Arnett, R.H., Jr., Thomas, M.C., Skelley, P.E., Frank, J.H. (Eds.), American Beetles. CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp. 371-389.
  • Vandenberg, Natalia J. / Arnett, Ross H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, eds. 2002. Family 93; Coccinellidae Latreille 1807. American Beetles, vol. 2; Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. 371-389
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