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Taxonavigation: Scarabaeoidea 

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: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Pleocomidae
Subfamiliae (2): Pleocominae - †Cretocominae
[source: Smith (2006)]

Overview of genera (3)[edit]

Acoma – Pleocoma – †Cretocoma
[source: Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist]


Pleocomidae LeConte, 1861


cited sources[edit]

  • Smith, A.B.T. 2006: A review of the family-group names for the superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) with corrections to nomenclature and a current classification. Coleopterists Society monograph, 5: 144–204. doi: 10.1649/0010-065X(2006)60[144:AROTFN]2.0.CO;2 PDF

additional references[edit]


Vernacular names[edit]

English: rain beetles

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