Myxophaga

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Myxophaga
Temporal range: Roadian–Recent
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Sphaerius acaroides
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Myxophaga
Crowson, 1955
Families

Hydroscaphidae
Lepiceridae
Sphaeriusidae
Torridincolidae

Myxophaga is a small suborder of beetles. There are about 65 species of tiny beetles in four families.

They are aquatic or semi-aquatic, and feed on algae.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • "Myxophaga". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.