Heteroceridae


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Heteroceridae

[¦hed·ə·rō¦ser·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The variegated mud-loving beetles, a family of coleopteran insects in the superfamily Dryopoidea.
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Addition to lecture presentations, Thursday 2:40 MOLECULAR SYSTEMATICS OF THE HETEROCERIDAE, BASED ON 28S RDNA AND EF-1 & ALPHA SEQUENCE Jonas King, University of Mississippi, University, MS 38677
The Heteroceridae are a cosmopolitan family of beetles that occur on everycontinent except Antarctica.
Thirteen species of Heteroceridae representing two genera (Heterocerus and Tropicus) were found to occur in Mississippi, including one new species in the genus Tropicus.