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Taxonavigation: Cupedoidea 

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: Archostemata
Superfamilia: Cupedoidea

Familia: Micromalthidae
Genus: Micromalthus
Species (1 + 1†): M. debilis – †M. eocenicus

In synonymy (1): †M. anansi


Micromalthus LeConte, 1878



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  • Beutel, R.G.; Hörnschemeyer, T. 2002: Larval morphology and phylogenetic position of Micromalthus debilis LeConte (Coleoptera: Micromalthidae). Systematic entomology, 27: 169–190. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-3113.2002.00172.x
  • Hörnschemeyer, T. 2009: The species-level phylogeny of archostematan beetles—where do Micromalthus debilis and Crowsoniella relicta belong? Systematic entomology, 34: 533–558. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2009.00476.x
  • Marshall, A.T.; Thornton, I.W.B. 1963: Micromalthus (Coleoptera: Micromalthidae) in Hong Kong. Pacific insects, 5: 715–720. PDF
  • Perkovsky, E.E. 2007: [On the find of adult Micromalthus (Coleoptera, Micromalthidae) in Dominican amber.] Paleontologicheskii zhurnal, 2007(6): 36–38. [in Russian, English translation in Paleontological journal, 41(6): 626–628. ISSN 0031-0301 DOI: 10.1134/S0031030107060068 PDF]
  • Pollock, D.A.; Normark, B.B. 2002: The life cycle of Micromalthus debilis LeConte (1878) (Coleoptera: Archostemata: Micromalthidae): historical review and evolutionary perspective. Journal of zoological systematics and evolutionary research, 40: 105–112. ISSN: 0947-5745 DOI: 10.1046/j.1439-0469.2002.00183.x
  • Rosen, J.G. 1971: Micromalthus debilis LeConte from amber of Chiapas, Mexico (Coleoptera, Micromalthidae). University of California publications in entomology, 63: 75–76.