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Triaplidaegroup is extinct

Containing group: Adephaga


An extinct family from the Triassic of Asia. The most distinctive feature are the large coxal plates. See Ponomarenko (1977, 1992) for further details.


Ponomarenko, A.G. 1977. Suborder Adephaga. Pp. 17-104 in Arnold'di, L.V., V.V. Zherikhin, L.M. Nikritin, and A.G. Ponomarenko (eds.), Mezozoiskie Zhestkokrylye. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta, Vol. 161. Nauka Publishers, Moscow.

Ponomarenko, A.G. 1992. Suborder Adephaga. Pp. 19-142 in Arnold'di, L.V., V.V. Zherikhin, L.M. Nikritin, and A.G. Ponomarenko (eds.), Mesozoic Coleoptera. Smithsonian Institution Libraries, Washington, D.C. (English translation of Ponomarenko, 1977.)

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