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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
Superfamiliae: Scarabaeoidea

Overview of familiae[edit]

Belohinidae - Diphyllostomatidae - Geotrupidae - Glaphyridae - Glaresidae - Hybosoridae - Lucanidae - Ochodaeidae - Passalidae - Pleocomidae - Scarabaeidae - Trogidae - †Lithoscarabaeidae - †Paralucanidae
[list of familiae after Smith (2006), Krell (2007)]


  • Caterino, M.S.; Hunt, T.; Vogler, A.P. 2005: On the constitution and phylogeny of Staphyliniformia (Insecta: Coleoptera). Molecular phylogenetics and evolution, 34: 655–672.
  • Gerlach, J. 2009: Series Scarabaeiformia. Pp. 79-86 in: Gerlach, J. (ed.) The Coleoptera of the Seychelles Islands. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia-Moscow. ISBN 9789546424983
  • Krell, F.-T. 2007: Catalogue of fossil Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera: Polyphaga) of the Mesozoic and Tertiary – Version 2007 –. Denver Museum of Nature and Science technical report, 2007-8: 1–79. PDF
  • McKenna, D.D. et al. 2014 (Online) 2015 (Print): Phylogeny and evolution of Staphyliniformia and Scarabaeiformia: forest litter as a stepping stone for diversification of nonphytophagous beetles. Systematic entomology 40(1): 35–60. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12093 Reference page
  • Scholtz, C.H.; Grebennikov, V.V. 2005: 12. Scarabaeiformia/13. Scarabaeoidea. Pp. 345-425 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.
  • 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.PDF


Vernacular names[edit]

日本語: コガネムシ下目
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