Thanerocleridae

Thanerocleridae is a family of checkered beetles in the order Coleoptera, and formerly considered a subfamily of Cleridae, but was recently elevated to the rank of family.[1]

Thanerocleridae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Superfamily: Cleroidea
Family: Thanerocleridae
Chapin, 1924
Subfamilies

Extant Genera

  • Cleridopsis Champion, 1913
  • Compactoclerus Pic, 1939
  • Cyrtinoclerus Chapin, 1924
  • Isoclerus Lewis, 1892
  • Meprinogenus Kolibáč, 1992
  • Neoclerus Lewis, 1892
  • Onerunka Kolibáč
  • Thaneroclerus Lefebvre, 1838
  • Viticlerus Miyatake
  • Zenodosus Wolcott, 1910

Fossil Genera

  • Archaeozenodosus Yu & Kolibac, 2017
  • Cretozenodosus Cai & Huang, 2018

References

  1. ^ Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. 88. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989.

Further reading

Boridae

The Boridae are a small family of beetles with no vernacular common name, though recent authors have coined the name conifer bark beetles.

Callirhipidae

Callirhipidae is a family of beetles in the superfamily Byrrhoidea. It was described by Emden in 1924.

Cavognathidae

Cavognathidae is a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga.

Chalcodryidae

The Chalcodryidae are a family of beetles in the large suborder Polyphaga.

Chelonariidae

Chelonariidae or turtle beetles is a family of beetles in the superfamily Byrrhoidea. It was described by Blanchard in 1845.

Cleroidea

Cleroidea is a small superfamily of beetles. Most of the members of the group are somewhat slender, often with fairly soft, flexible elytra, and typically hairy or scaly.

It contains about 10,000 species in the families:

Acanthocnemidae Crowson 1964

†Boleopsidae Kirejtshuk & Nel, 2013

Chaetosomatidae Crowson 1952

Cleridae Latreille 1802 (checkered beetles)

Mauroniscidae Majer, 1995

Melyridae Leach 1815 (soft-winged flower beetles) (includes Malachiidae and Dasytidae)

Metaxinidae Kolibáč, 2004

Phloiophilidae Kiesenwetter 1863

Phycosecidae Crowson 1952

Prionoceridae Lacordaire 1857

Thanerocleridae Chapin, 1924

Trogossitidae Latreille 1802 (bark-gnawing beetles)Most species belong to the families Cleridae and Melyridae, followed by Trogossitidae.

Histeroidea

Histeroidea is a superfamily of beetles in the infraorder Staphyliniformia.

Isoclerus

Isoclerus is a genus of checkered beetles in the family Thanerocleridae.

Lamingtoniidae

Lamingtoniidae is a very small family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga. It contains the single genus Lamingtonium and the single species Lamingtonium binnaberrense.

Perimylopidae

Perimylopidae is a family of beetles, in the large suborder Polyphaga. It is now called Promecheilidae

Protocucujidae

Protocucujidae is a family of beetles, in the suborder Polyphaga.

Pterogeniidae

Pterogeniidae is a family of beetles, in the large suborder Polyphaga.

Rhinorhipidae

The Rhinorhipidae are a family of beetles, in the large suborder Polyphaga. It contains the single genus Rhinorhipus with a single species Rhinorhipus tamborinensis

Synchroidae

The Synchroidae are a small family of beetles with no vernacular common name, though recent authors have coined the name synchroa bark beetles. The family consists of three extant genera, Mallodrya, Synchroa, and Synchroina, with a total of nine species.

Thaneroclerinae

Thaneroclerinae is a subfamily of checkered beetles in the family Thanerocleridae.

Thaneroclerus

Thaneroclerus is a genus of checkered beetles in the family Thanerocleridae.

Thaneroclerus buquet

Thaneroclerus buquet is a species of checkered beetle in the family Thanerocleridae. It is found in Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China), North America, Oceania, and Southern Asia.

Zenodosinae

Zenodosinae is a subfamily of checkered beetles in the family Thanerocleridae, containing one extant genus and two fossil genera.

Zenodosus

Zenodosus is a genus of checkered beetles in the family Thanerocleridae. There is at least one described species in Zenodosus, Z. sanguineus.

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