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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: Hydrophilinae
Tribus: Hydrophilini
Subtribus: Hydrophilina
Genus: Protistolophus
Species: P. spangleri
[species after Short (2010)]


Protistolophus Short, 2010



Type species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • Short, A.E.Z. 2010: Phylogeny, evolution and classification of the giant water scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilini: Hydrophilina). Systematics and biodiversity, 8: 17–37. DOI: 10.1080/14772000903529375

Additional references[edit]

  • Fikáček, M.; Wedmann, S.; Schmied, H. 2010: Diversification of the greater hydrophilines clade of giant water scavenger beetles dated back to the Middle Eocene (Coleoptera: Hydrophilidae: Hydrophilina). Invertebrate systematics, 24: 9–22. DOI: 10.1071/IS09042