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Subfamily Diaperinae Latreille 1802 (darkling beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Tenebrionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 70650

Alternative spelling: Diaperialae

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

Parent taxon: Tenebrionidae according to Y. Bousquet et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Alleculinae, Anthracohelops, Caryosoma, Eoallognosis, Eocallidium, Eodromus, Eohelaeus, Lagriinae, Megalocera, Mimohelops, Nilioninae, Parakeleusticus, Paropiophorus, Phrenapatinae, Pimeliinae, Platycilibe, Protoplatycera, Pseudhelops, Pyrochalcaspis, Rhinohelaeites, Stenochiinae, Tagenopsis, Tenebrioninae, Tenebrionites, Zolodininae

Subtaxa: Diaperini, Gnathidiini, Hypophlaeini, Scaphidemini

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer