Byrrhus Linnaeus 1767 (pill beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Byrrhidae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1767. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Duodecima 1(2):533-1327

Parent taxon: Byrrhini according to P. Bouchard et al. 2011

See also Fabricius 1775, Latreille 1796, Latreille 1802, Linnaeus 1767, Müller 1776 and Scudder 1900

Sister taxa: Arctobyrrhus, Cytilus

Subtaxa: Byrrhus domesticus Byrrhus exanimatus Byrrhus eximius Byrrhus lucae Byrrhus oeningensis Byrrhus ottawaensis Byrrhus pilula Byrrhus pustulatus Byrrhus romingeri

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Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Canada (1: Ontario collection), Greenland (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Colorado, Washington, Wisconsin)

• Miocene of Germany (2), United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of Germany (2)

• Eocene of United States (3: Colorado)

Total: 16 collections including 18 occurrences

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