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Tenebrionoidea  Latreille, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 114413

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Superfamily  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2006   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderCucujiformia Lameere, 1938  
                                        SuperfamilyTenebrionoidea Latreille, 1802  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Family Aderidae Winkler, 1927 – antlike leaf beetles 
                                           Family Anthicidae Latreille, 1819 – antlike flower beetles 
                                           Family Archeocrypticidae Kaszab, 1964  
                                           Family Boridae C. G. Thomson, 1859  
                                           Family Chalcodryidae Watt, 1974  
                                           Family Ciidae Leach in Samouelle, 1819 – minute tree-fungus beetles 
                                           Family Melandryidae Leach, 1815 – false darkling beetles 
                                           Family Meloidae Gyllenhal, 1810 – blister beetles 
                                           Family Mordellidae Latreille, 1802 – tumbling flower beetles 
                                           Family Mycetophagidae Leach, 1815 – hairy fungus beetles 
                                           Family Mycteridae Blanchard, 1845 – mycterid beetles 
                                           Family Oedemeridae Latreille, 1810 – false blister beetles 
                                           Family Perimylopidae St. George, 1939  
                                           Family Prostomidae C. G. Thomson, 1859  
                                           Family Pterogeniidae Crowson, 1953  
                                           Family Pyrochroidae Latreille, 1807 – fire-colored beetles 
                                           Family Pythidae Solier, 1834  
                                           Family Ripiphoridae Gemminger and Harold, 1870  
                                           Family Salpingidae Leach, 1815 – narrow-waisted bark beetles 
                                           Family Scraptiidae Mulsant, 1856 – false flower beetles, scraptiid beetles, antlike leaf beetles 
                                           Family Stenotrachelidae C. G. Thomson, 1859  
                                           Family Synchroidae Lacordaire, 1859  
                                           Family Tenebrionidae Latreille, 1802 – darkling beetles 
                                           Family Tetratomidae Billberg, 1820 – polypore fungus beetles 
                                           Family Trachelostenidae Lacordaire, 1859  
                                           Family Trictenotomidae Blanchard, 1845  
                                           Family Ulodidae Pascoe, 1869  
                                           Family Zopheridae Solier, 1834  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tenebrionoidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bouchard, P., Y. Bousquet, A. Davies, M. Alonso-Zarazaga, J. Lawrence, C. Lyal, A. Newton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 88   
  Page(s): 1-972   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Reference for: Tenebrionoidea   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lawrence, J. F., and A. F. Newton, Jr. / Pakaluk, James, and Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 779-1006   
  Publisher: Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN   
  Publication Place: Warszawa, Poland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 83-85192-34-4   
  Reference for: Tenebrionoidea   

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