Stenotrachelidae

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Stenotrachelidae
Cephaloon lepturides.jpg
Cephaloon lepturides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Polyphaga
Superfamily: Tenebrionoidea
Family: Stenotrachelidae
Genera

Anelpistus
Cephaloon
Nematoplus
Scotodes
Stenocephaloon
Stenotrachelus

Stenotrachelidae, commonly called false longhorn beetles is a family of beetles, in the large suborder Polyphaga.[1][2]

Classification[edit]

The false longhorn beetles belongs to the large superfamily Tenebrionoidea. There are three subfamilies with about 6 genera and 20 species:[3]

  • Stenotrachelinae: Anelpistus, Scotodes, Stenocephaloon and Stenotrachelus
  • Nematoplinae: Nematoplus
  • Cephaloinae: Cephaloon

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ http://nomen.at/Tenebrionoidea
  3. ^ Michael A. Ivie (2002). Ross H. Arnett & Michael Charles Thomas, ed. American Beetles: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. Volume 2 of American Beetles. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.