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Sphaerius  Waltl, 1838
Taxonomic Serial No.: 112739

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Microsporus Kolenati, 1846
    Neosphaerius Oke, 1954
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptčres, besouro  
                                  SuborderMyxophaga Crowson, 1955  
                                     FamilySphaeriusidae Erichson, 1845  
                                        GenusSphaerius Waltl, 1838  
    Direct Children:  
                                           Species Sphaerius acaroides Waltl, 1838  
                                           Species Sphaerius africanus (Endrödy-Younga, 1997)  
                                           Species Sphaerius alticola (Löbl, 1995)  
                                           Species Sphaerius gustavlohsei (Löbl, 1995)  
                                           Species Sphaerius humicola (Löbl, 1995)  
                                           Species Sphaerius madecassus Paulian, 1949  
                                           Species Sphaerius politus Horn, 1868  
                                           Species Sphaerius sylvicola (Löbl, 1995)  
                                           Species Sphaerius texanus Matthews, 1899  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sphaerius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hall, W. Eugene / Arnett, Ross H., Jr., and Michael C. Thomas, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2001   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 3. Microsporidae Crotch, 1873   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 1: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia   
  Page(s): 24-26   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-1925-0   
  Reference for: Sphaerius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: 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)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 57, no. 3   
  Page(s): 182-184   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Reference for: Sphaerius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Jäch, M. A.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Sphaerius Waltl, 1838 and Sphaeriusidae Erichson, 1845 (Insecta, Coleoptera): proposed conservation by the partial revocation of Opinion 1331   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, vol. 56, no. 2   
  Page(s): 117-120   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0007-5167   
  Reference for: Sphaerius   

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  Comment: Although previously suppressed in Opinion 1331 (September 1985), Sphaerius Waltl 1838 was conserved in Opinion 1957 (September 2000), in a partial revocation of Opinion 1331  



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