Cucujiformia is an infraorder of polyphagan beetles, representing most plant-eating beetles. It includes species from the major superfamilies of Chrysomeloidea, Curculionoidea, Cucujoidea, and Tenebrionoidea.Cucujiformia
SilvanidaeAn overview of the relations between the groups
The infraorder contains the seven superfamilies:
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The infraorder contains the seven superfamilies:Chrysomeloidea (~7 families including longhorn beetles and leaf beetles) Cleroidea (checkered beetles, bark-gnawing beetles and soft-winged flower beetles) Coccinelloidea (15 families, includes ladybirds, and fungus beetles) Cucujoidea (~27 families) Curculionoidea (~8 families primarily consisting of weevils and also including snout beetles and bark beetles) Lymexyloidea (ship-timber beetles) Tenebrionoidea (formerly "Heteromera") (30 families including blister beetles and ant-like beetles)