Superfamily Hydrophiloidea Latreille 1802 (water scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera

Synonym: Histeroidea Gyllenhal 1808

Full reference: P. A. Latreille. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière des Crustacés et des Insectes, Tome Troisième 1-467

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

See also Crowson 1981, Fikacek et al. 2010 and Lawrence and Newton 1995

Sister taxon: Staphylinoidea

Subtaxa: Cretohisteridae Cretotaenia Epimetopidae Georissidae Helophoridae Histeridae Hydrochidae Hydrophilidae Hydrophilopsia Laetopsia Liadytidae Parahygrobiidae Sinosperchopsis Spercheidae Sphaeritidae Synteliidae

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Type: Hydrophilus

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