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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: Pelocyon
Species (1): P. jeanneli


  • Pelocyon Balfour-Browne, 1950
    • Type species: Oosternum jeanneli d'Orchymont, 1924
      • Fixation: original designation [and monotypy]


  • Balfour-Browne, J. 1950: Palpicornia. Exploration du Parc National Albert Mission de Witte (1933-1935), (63 ): 1–84. [36] [not seen]
  • Hansen, M. 1991: The hydrophilid beetles: phylogeny, classification and a revision of the genera (Coleoptera, Hydrophiloidea). Biologiske skrifter, 40 ISSN: 0366-3612 ISBN 87-7304-226-9 Google books
  • Hansen, M. 1999: Hydrophiloidea (s. str.) (Coleoptera). World catalogue of insects, 2 . Stenstrup: Apollo Books. ISBN 87-88757-31-5 ISSN: 1398-8700