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Omethidae

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Omethidae is a family of Elateroidea sometimes known as the false soldier beetles.[1]

Classification and taxonomy

There are some 40 species in 11 genera, divided into four subfamilies. Long-lipped beetles (Telegeusinae) were formerly treated as a family Telegeusidae but are most recently treated as a subfamily within Omethidae.[2][3] According to other recent studies, Phengodidae might possibly include (or be sister taxon to) the telegeusines.[4]

Subfamily Driloniinae

Subfamily Matheteinae

Subfamily Omethinae

Subfamily Telegeusinae

References

  1. ^ "Family Omethidae - False Soldier Beetles". BugGuide. Retrieved 2017-01-24.
  2. ^ Kundrata R, Bocakova M, Bocak L. (2104) The comprehensive phylogeny of the superfamily Elateroidea (Coleoptera: Elateriformia). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 76:162-71. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2014.03.012.
  3. ^ ROZA, André Silva; CONSTANTIN, Robert; MERMUDES, José Ricardo Miras. Pseudotelegeusis meloi sp. nov., the first Telegeusinae from Peru (Coleoptera: Omethidae, Telegeusinae). European Journal of Taxonomy, [S.l.], n. 580, nov. 2019. ISSN 2118-9773. Available at: <https://europeanjournaloftaxonomy.eu/index.php/ejt/article/view/809>. Date accessed: 06 dec. 2019. doi:https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2019.580.
  4. ^ ZARAGOZA-CABALLERO & ZURITA-GARCÍA (2015) A preliminary study on the phylogeny of the family Phengodidae (Insecta: Coleoptera). Zootaxa 3947: 527–542.
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Omethidae: Brief Summary

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Omethidae is a family of Elateroidea sometimes known as the false soldier beetles.

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