DASCILLIDAE Guérin-Méneville, 1843 (1834)
(orchid beetles)

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Species 1 ident. refs
Taxonomic hierarchy:
FamilyDASCILLIDAE (orchid beetles)
SuperfamilyDASCILLOIDEA (orchid beetles)
Series Elateriformia (click beetles and relatives)
SuborderPOLYPHAGA (mainly terrestrial beetles)
OrderCOLEOPTERA (beetles)
Division Endopterygota (bees, beetles, flies, moths and other insects with wings developing internally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2 general literature references relevant to DASCILLIDAE (orchid beetles)

DASCILLIDAE (orchid beetles) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 0 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for DASCILLIDAE (orchid beetles)
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