Family Latridiidae Erichson 1842 (minute brown scavenger beetle)

Insecta - Coleoptera - Latridiidae

Alternative spelling: Lathridiidae

Parent taxon: Coccinelloidea according to J. A. Robertson et al. 2015

See also Bouchard et al. 2011, Crowson 1981 and Hopkins et al. 1971

Sister taxa: Alexiidae, Anamorphidae, Bothrideridae, Cerylonidae, Coccinellidae, Corylophidae, Discolomatidae, Endomychidae, Eupsilobiidae, Euxestidae, Murmidiidae, Mycetaeidae, Teredidae

Subtaxa: Corticariinae Latridiinae

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Type: Latridius

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Greenland (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (9: Colorado, Washington, Wisconsin)

• Miocene of United States (1: Alaska)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of France (1), Germany (1), Poland (3), the Russian Federation (6), Ukraine (1), United States (2: Colorado)

• Cretaceous of Lebanon (1), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 38 collections including 70 occurrences

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