Adephaga


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Adephaga

[ə′def·ə·gə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A suborder of insects in the order Coleoptera characterized by fused hind coxae that are immovable.
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El total de ejemplares representan 2,596 morfoespecies pertenecientes a los subordenes Adephaga, Archostemata, Myxophaga y Polyphaga.
Catalogo faunistico de la familia Dytiscidae (Coleoptera: Adephaga) en Cuba.
Coleoptera, Volume 1: Morphology and Systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim).
Checklist of Gyrinidae, Haliplidae, Noteridae and Dytiscidae of Turkey (Coleoptera: Adephaga).
Catching up with the updated editions of the second and third volumes on extant Palaearctic beetles, this first volume incorporates the most recent generally accepted views on three of the four suborders of Coleoptera: the basal Archostemata, the Myxophaga, and the species-rich Adephaga, which together represent about 10% of total beetle diversity.
American beetles, Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia.
In this paper, we evaluated the completeness and accuracy of the taxonomic knowledge about a group of myrmecophilous beetles, the tribe Paussini ("ant-nest beetles") of the family Carabidae (Coleoptera, Adephaga, Paussinae), at a global level.
Coleoptera, Beetles Volume 1: Morphology and Systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim).