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Phycosecis litoralis Pascoe, 1875
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Cleroidea
Family: Phycosecidae
Crowson, 1952

Phycosecidae is a small family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga.[1][2] The species are small, about 1.5–3.5 mm in length.[3] It contains the single genus Phycosecis with the following species:[4]


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  3. ^ Hawkeswood, Trevor (1987). Beetles of Australia. North Ryde, New South Wales: Angus and Robertson. pp. 38–39. ISBN 0-207-15352-3. 
  4. ^ Phycosecidae Species List at Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 12 Jul 2011.