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Taxonavigation: Hydrophiloidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Hydrophiloidea

Familia: Hydrophilidae
Subfamilia: Sphaeridiinae
Tribus: Megasternini
Genus: Paroosternum
Synonym: Anchorosternum


  • Anchorosternum Jia, Wu & Pu, 2001
    • Authority for current placement: Fikáček & Jia, 2011: 66 ('new synonym')
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities


Primary references[edit]

  • Jia, F.L.; Wu, W.; Pu, Zh.L. 2001: Anchorosternum, gen. nov. from China (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Sphaeridiinae). Oriental insects, 35: 155–158. [155] [not seen]

Additional references[edit]

  • Fikáček, M.; Jia, F. 2011: On the identity of Anchorosternum sinense (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Megasternini). Zootaxa, 3121: 66–68. Preview