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Aspidytes wrasei, paratype female
Taxonavigation: Adephaga 

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: Adephaga

Familia: Aspidytidae
Genus: Aspidytes
Species (2): A. niobe – A. wrasei


Aspidytes Ribera, Beutel, Balke & Vogler, 2002

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Additional references[edit]

  • Balke, M., Ribera, I. & Beutel, R.G. 2003. Aspidytidae: on the discovery of a new beetle family: detailed morphological analysis, description of a second species, and key to fossil and extant adephagan families (Coleoptera). Pp. 53-66 in Jäch, M.A. & Ji, L. (eds.) Water beetles of China. Volume 3. Zoologisch - Botanische Gesellschaft, Vienna.
  • Michat, M.C., Alarie, Y., Jia, F., Xu, S., Hájek, J., Balke, M. 2014. Description of the second and third instars of Aspidytes wrasei Balke, Ribera & Beutel, 2003, with comments on the identification of larvae of Aspidytes Ribera, Beutel, Balke & Vogler, 2002 (Coleoptera: Aspidytidae), and phylogenetic considerations. Zootaxa 3881(4): 362–372. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3881.4.4 Paywall. Reference page