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Family Ripiphoridae Gemminger 1870 (wedge shaped beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 346389

Alternative spelling: Rhipidophoridae

Full reference: M. Gemminger. 1870. New taxa. Catalogus Coleopterorum Hucusque Descriptorum Synonymicus et Systematicus. Tom. VII. Tenebrionidae, Nilionidae, Pythidae, Melandryidae, Lagriidae, Pedilidae, Anthicidae, Pyrochroidae, Mordellidae, Rhipidophoridae, Cantharidae, Oedemeridae 1801-2179

Parent taxon: Tenebrionoidea according to J. Batelka et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Aderidae, Anthicidae, Apotomouridae, Archaeoripiphorus, Archeocrypticidae, Boridae, Chalcodryidae, Ciidae, Cossyphodinae, Eurygenius wickhami, Fushunicucujus, Glypta, Ischaliidae, Liaoximordellidae, Macrosiagon ebboi, Melandryidae, Meloidae, Mordellidae, Mycetophagidae, Mycteridae, Neopolypria, Oedemeridae, Perimylopidae, Prostomidae, Pterogeniidae, Pyrochroidae, Pythidae, Rhipiphoridae, Salpingidae, Scraptiidae, Stenotrachelidae, Stoliinae, Synchroidae, Tenebrionidae, Tetratomidae, Trachelostenidae, Trictenotomidae, Ulodidae, Zopheridae

Subtaxa: Hemirhipidiinae, Pelecotominae, Ripidiinae, Ripiphorinae

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