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Family Helophoridae Leach 1815 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 277401

Alternative spellings: Helophorida, Helophorina, Helophorinae

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

Parent taxon: Hydrophiloidea according to A. E. Z. Short and M. Fikacek 2013

Sister taxa: Cretotaenia, Epimetopidae, Georissidae, Histeridae, Hydrochidae, Hydrophilidae, Hydrophilopsia, Laetopsia, Liadytidae, Parahygrobiidae, Sinosperchopsis, Spercheidae, Sphaeritidae, Synteliidae, Cretohisteridae

Subtaxa: Helophorus

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