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Family Dytiscidae Leach 1815 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 346388

Alternative spelling: Dytiscides

Full reference: W. E. Leach. 1815. Entomology. The Edinburgh Encyclopaedia 9:57-172

Parent taxon: Dytiscoidea according to Q. Yang et al. 2019

Sister taxon: Protodytiscus

Subtaxa: Agabinae, Angaragabus, Aubehydrinae, Colymbetinae, Copelatinae, Cretodytes, Dytiscinae, Hydroporinae, Laccophilinae, Liadytiscinae, Miodytiscus, Necticus palustris, Palaeodytes, Palaeogyrinus, Platambus, Potamonectes, Rhantus, Sinoporus

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