oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Phylogeny and systematics of the Ochodaeidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea)

Volume 51, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



Phylogenetic analysis of the primitive Scarabaeoidea indicated that the Hybosoridae is the sister-group of the monophyletic Ochodaeidae. Analysis of the Ochodaeidae resulted in several distinct lineages, some of which are here accorded new taxonomic status.

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