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Superfamily Hydrophiloidea Latreille 1802 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 69201

Synonym: Histeroidea Gyllenhal 1808 (taxon 69269)

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

Parent taxon: Staphyliniformia according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Staphylinoidea

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

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Type: Hydrophilus

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