Subfamily Laccophilinae Gistel 1848 (predaceous diving beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Dytiscidae

Alternative spelling: Laccophilidae

Full reference: J. Gistel. 1848. Faunula monacensis cantharologica. Isis von Oken

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

See also Lawrence and Newton 1995

Sister taxa: Agabinae, Angaragabus, Aubehydrinae, Colymbetinae, Copelatinae, Cretodytes, Dytiscinae, Hydroporinae, Liadytiscinae, Miodytiscus, Necticus palustris, Palaeodytes, Palaeogyrinus, Platambus, Potamonectes, Rhantus, Sinoporus

Subtaxa: Japanolaccophilus Laccophilini

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• Miocene of China (1 collection)

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 3 collections including 4 occurrences

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