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Family Cleridae Latreille 1802 (checkered beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

PaleoDB taxon number: 69399

Synonym: Thanerocleridae Chapin 1924 (taxon 318732)

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

Parent taxon: Cleroidea according to J. A. Robertson et al. 2015

Sister taxa: Acanthocnemidae, Biphyllidae, Boleopsidae, Byturidae, Cervicatinius, Chaetosomatidae, Forticatinius, Lophocateridae, Mathesius, Melyridae, Peltidae, Phloiophilidae, Phycosecidae, Prionoceridae, Shartegopsis, Trogossitidae

Subtaxa: Thaneroclerinae

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Type: Clerus