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Taxonavigation: Sphaerioidea 

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: Myxophaga
Superfamilia: Sphaerioidea

Familia: Hydroscaphidae
Genera (4): Confossa – Hydroscapha – Scaphydra – Yara


Hydroscaphidae LeConte, 1874


Additional references[edit]

  • Cai, C.; Short, A.E.Z.; Huang, D. 2012: The first skiff beetle (Coleoptera: Myxophaga: Hydroscaphidae) from early Cretaceous Jehol Biota. Journal of paleontology, 86(1): 116–119. DOI: 10.1666/11-050.1 Reference page
  • Csiki, E. 1911: Hydroscaphidae, Ptiliidae. Coleopterorum catalogus, 32: 1–61.
  • Fikáček, M.; Šípková, H. 2009: New Asian Hydroscapha, with comments on male-female association of co-occurring species (Coleoptera, Myxophaga, Hydroscaphidae). Zootaxa, 2286: 31–48. Abstract & excerpt
  • Reichardt, H. 1973: A critical study of the suborder Myxophaga, with a taxonomic revision of the Brazilian Torridincolidae and Hydroscaphidae (Coleoptera). Arquivos de zoologia, 24(2): 73–162. full text and pdf
  • Vanin, S.A.; Beutel, R.G.; Arce-Pérez, R. 2005: 6.4. Hydroscaphidae LeConte, 1874. Pp. 49-52 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. 1 ed. I. Lobl, & A. Smetana, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark, 2003 and 2004
    ISBN 87-88757-73-0, p.25


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Skiff Beetles
한국어: 히드로스카파과
русский: Гидроскафиды