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Scirtidae  Fleming, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 113924

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Helodidae
    Elodiidae Shuckard, 1839
  Common Name(s): marsh beetles [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   

 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, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderElateriformia Crowson, 1960  
                                        SuperfamilyScirtoidea Fleming, 1821  
                                           FamilyScirtidae Fleming, 1821 – marsh beetles  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Species Cyphon modestus (LeConte, 1853)  
                                              Species Cyphon nebulosus (LeConte, 1853)  
                                              Genus Contacyphon Des Gozis, 1886  
                                              Genus Elodes Latreille, 1796  
                                              Genus Exneria Klausnitzer, 2013  
                                              Genus Herthania Klausnitzer, 2006  
                                              Genus Microcara Thomson, 1859  
                                              Genus Nyholmia Klausnitzer, 2013  
                                              Genus Ora Clark, 1865  
                                              Genus Prionocyphon Redtenbacher, 1858  
                                              Genus Prionoscirtes Champion, 1897  
                                              Genus Sacodes LeConte, 1853  
                                              Genus Sarabandus Leech, 1955  
                                              Genus Scirtes Illiger, 1807  
                                              Genus Yoshitomia Klausnitzer, 2013  
                                            FamilyScirtidae Fleming, 1821 incertae sedis  
    Children with Uncertain Position:  
                                              Species Cyphon obscurellus Klausnitzer, 1976  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Scirtidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bouchard, P., Y. Bousquet, A. Davies, M. Alonso-Zarazaga, J. Lawrence, C. Lyal, A. Newton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2011   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 88   
  Page(s): 1-972   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Reference for: Scirtidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lawrence, J. F., and A. F. Newton, Jr. / Pakaluk, James, and Stanislaw Adam Slipinski, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson, vol. 2   
  Page(s): 779-1006   
  Publisher: Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN   
  Publication Place: Warszawa, Poland   
  ISBN/ISSN: 83-85192-34-4   
  Reference for: Scirtidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Young, Daniel K. / Arnett, Ross H., Jr., Michael C. Thomas, Paul E. Skelley, and J. H. Frank, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 37. Scirtidae Fleming 1821   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea   
  Page(s): 87-89   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-0954-9   
  Reference for: Scirtidae, marsh beetles [English]   

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