Peck, Stewart B. & Newton, Alfred F., 2017, An Annotated Catalog of the Leiodidae (Coleoptera) of the Nearctic Region (Continental North America North of Mexico), The Coleopterists Bulletin 71 (2), pp. 211-258: 226

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Subfamily COLONINAE Horn  

Colones Horn 1880: 266 [stem: Colon   -]. Type genus: Colon Herbst, 1797   [the original spelling of Kolon   was placed on the Official Index of Rejected and Suppressed Generic Names in Zoology. Colon   was considered the correct original spelling of the genus and placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology (ICZN 1995)].

Comment. Use of family-group name conserved over Myloechinae C. G. Thomson, 1859 ( ICZN 1999: Art. 40.2) (Newton and Thayer 1992).

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=Myloechina C. G. Thomson, 1859: 60 [stem: Myloech -]. Type genus: Myloechus Latreille, 1806   [synonym of Colon Herbst, 1797   ].

Comment. Use of younger family-group name Coloninae Horn, 1880   conserved ( ICZN 1999: Art. 40.2) (Newton and Thayer 1992).