Coccinelloidea

Coccinelloidea is a superfamily of beetles in the order Coleoptera, formerly included in the superfamily Cucujoidea. There are more than 10,000 species in Coccinelloidea, including more than 6000 in the lady beetle family Coccinellidae.[1][2][3]

Coccinelloidea
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Spotted Ladybug
(Coccinella septempunctata)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Infraorder: Cucujiformia
Superfamily: Coccinelloidea
Families

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FamiliesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robertson, James; Slipinski, Adam; Moulton, Matthew; Shockley, Floyd; et al. (2015). "Phylogeny and classification of Cucujoidea and the recognition of a new superfamily Coccinelloidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)". Systematic Entomology. 40 (4): 745–778. doi:10.1111/syen.12138. ISSN 0307-6970.
  2. ^ "Coccinelloidea Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 April 2019.

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