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Taxonavigation: Sphaeriusoidea 

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: Myxophaga
Superfamilia: Sphaeriusoidea

Familia: Sphaeriusidae
Genus: Sphaerius
Species: S. acaroides – S. africanus – S. alticola – S. coenensis – S. coomani – S. cribratus – S. favosus – S. gustavlohsei – S. hispanicus – S. humicola – S. laeviventris – S. madecassus – S. politus – S. obsoletus – S. ovensensis – S. papulosus – S. perlaevis – S. scutellaris – S. silvicola – S. spississimus – S. tesselatus – S. texanus – S. tropicus


Sphaerius Waltl, 1838 [placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Invalid Generic Names in Zoology by Melville (1985), with the Name Number 2164; deleted and placed instead on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by ICZN (2000)]


masculine (ICZN, 2000)


Type species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • ICZN 2000: Opinion 1957. Sphaerius Waltl, 1838 (Insecta, Coleoptera): conserved; and Sphaeriidae Erichson, 1845 (Coleoptera): spelling emended to Sphaeriusidae, so removing the homonymy with Sphaeriidae Deshayes, 1854 (1820) (Mollusca, Bivalvia). Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 57: 182–184. ISSN: 0007-5167 BioStor
  • Melville, R.V. 1985: Opinion 1331. Sphaeriidae Jeffreys, 1862 (1820) (Mollusca, Bivalvia) and Microsporidae Reichardt, 1976 (Insecta, Coleoptera): placed on the official list. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 42: 230–232. ISSN: 0007-5167 BioStor
  • Oke, C.G. 1954: Australian species of Sphaeriidae. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, 65: 57–59. ISSN: 0035-9211
  • Waltl, J. 1838: Beiträge zur nähem naturhistorischen Kenntniß des Unterdonaukreises in Bayern. Isis von Oken, 1838: 250–273. BHL

additional references[edit]

  • Britton, E.B. 1966: On the larva of Sphaerius and the systematic position of the Sphaeriidae (Coleoptera). Australian journal of zoology, 14: 1193–1198. doi: 10.1071/ZO9661193
  • Endrödy-Younga, S. 1997: Microsporidae (Coleoptera: Myxophaga), a new family for the African continent. Annals of the Transvaal Museum, 36: 309–311.
  • Jäch, M.A. 1999: Case 3052. Sphaerius Waltl, 1838 and Sphaeriusidae Erichson, 1845 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation by the partial revocation of Opinion 1331. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature, 56: 117–120. ISSN: 0007-5167 BioStor
  • Löbl, I. 1995: New species of terrestrial Microsporus from the Himalaya (Coleoptera: Microsporidae). Entomologische Blätter für Biologie und Systematik der Käfer, 91: 129–138.