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Typified names:

Myxophaga Crowson 1955

NOMEN: Myxophaga Crowson 1955: 10 [R.A. Crowson . The natural classificatin of Coleoptera. London, Nathaniel Lloyd & Co., ltd, 1955: 214 pp.]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Crowson 1955): Lepiceridae Lepicerus + Sphaeriidae Sphaerius + Hydroscaphidae Hydroscapha ?+ [Torridinicolidae Torridinicola] ?+ [Calyptomeridae Calyptomerus]

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Sphaerius/fg (incl. Lepicerus, Hydroscapha) [f:1848; g:1839]

TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: 

MODERN STATUS: the valid, the oldest name of a generally accepted plesiomorphon.

Systematic position of Myxophaga:

Coleoptera
  Archostemata
  Pantophaga
    Adephagi
    Polyphaga s.l.
      plesiomorphon Myxophaga
      Polyphaga s.str.