Taxonavigation: Byrrhoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Byrrhoidea

Familia: Heteroceridae
Subfamiliae: Elythomerinae – Heterocerinae

Overview of generaEdit



Heteroceridae MacLeay, 1825


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  • King, J.G.; Lago, P.K. 2013: The variegated mud-loving beetles (Coleoptera: Heteroceridae) of Mississippi and Alabama, with discussion and keys to the species occurring in the southeastern United States. Insecta mundi, (0275) full article (PDF)
  • King, J.G.; Starr, J.R.; Lago, P.K. 2011: Molecular data resolves relationships within Heteroceridae (Coleoptera: Dryopoidea). Systematic entomology, 36(3): 435–445. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2011.00571.x
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  • Skalický, S. 2008: A review of Japanese Heteroceridae (Coleoptera). Acta Musei Moraviae, scientiae biologicae, 93: 47–52.
  • Skalický, S. 2010: Heteroceridae: Checklist of the taxa recorded from Indonesia and the Southwest Pacific (Coleoptera). Pp. 395-400 in: Jäch, M.A. & Balke, M. (eds.): Water beetles of New Caledonia (part 1). Monographs on Coleoptera, 3. ISSN: 1027-8869 [not seen]
  • Vanin, S.A.; Costa, C.; Ide, S.; Beutel, R.G. 2005: 18.6. Heteroceridae MacLeay, 1825. Pp. 518-521 in: Beutel, R.G. & Leschen, R.A.B. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, Beetles. Volume 1: Morphology and systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 3 ed. I. Lobl, & A. Smetana, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark, 2006
    ISBN 87-88757-59-5, p.446


Vernacular namesEdit

čeština: Nerovnočlencovití
Deutsch: Sägekäfer
English: Variegated mud-loving beetles
lietuvių: Pjūklavabaliai
русский: Пилоусы