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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Scarabaeiformia
Superfamilia: Scarabaeoidea

Familia: Scarabaeidae
Subfamilia: Aegialiinae
Genera (9): AegialiaAmerisaprusArgeremazusCaeliusMicraegialiaMimaegialiaRhysothoraxSaprusSilluvia

Aegialiinae Laporte, 1840
Additional references

Nikolajev, G.V. 2008: Taxonomic structure of the subfamily Aegialiinae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae) according to its geographic distribution. Evraziatskii entomologicheskii zhurnal, 7(2): 148–149. ISSN: 1684-4866 [not seen]
Smith, A.B.T. 2006: A review of the family-group names for the superfamily Scarabaeoidea (Coleoptera) with corrections to nomenclature and a current classification. Coleopterists Society monograph, 5: 144–204. DOI: 10.1649/0010-065X(2006)60[144:AROTFN]2.0.CO;2 PDF
Subfamily Aegialiinae (Scarabaeidae) - atlas of scarab beetles of Russia
Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 3 ed. I. Lobl, & A. Smetana, Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark, 2006
ISBN 87-88757-59-5, p.103

Vernacular names
日本語: ニセマグソコガネ亜科
русский: Пескожилы

Aegialiinae is a small subfamily of the family Scarabaeidae (scarab beetles).[1] Historically the group has been treated as a tribe within a broad definition of the subfamily Aphodiinae.


Aegialia Latreille, 1807
Amerisaprus Stebnicka & Dellacasa, 2004
Argeremazus Stebnicka & Dellacasa, 2004
Caelius Lewis, 1895
Micraegialia Brown, 1931
Mimaegialia Nikolajev, 2007
Rhysothorax Bedel, 1911
Saprus Gistl, 1857
Silluvia Landin, 1950


Aegialiinae at Zipcodezoo Archived August 10, 2014, at the Wayback Machine

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. ISBN 978-084930954-0.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub. – via BHL.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
Crotch, G.R. (1873). Check list of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. Naturalists' Agency. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38811. ISBN 066507077-2.
Evans, Arthur V.; Hogue, James N. (2006). Field Guide to Beetles of California. University of California Press. ISBN 978-052024657-7.
Hardy, A. (1991). A catalog of the Coleoptera of America North of Mexico: Family Scarabaeidae, Subfamilies Rutelinae and Dynastinae (PDF). USDA Agriculture Handbook.
Harpootlian, Phillip J. (2001). Scarab beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) of South Carolina. Clemson University Public Service.
Klimaszewski, Jan; Watt, J.Charles (1997). "Coleoptera: family-group review and keys to identification". Fauna of New Zealand. 37.
Lawrence, J.F.; Newton Jr, A.F. (1995). Pakaluk, James; Slipinski, Stanislaw Adam (eds.). Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Vol. 2. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN. pp. 779–1006. ISBN 83-85192-34-4.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 066510055-8 – via BHL.
Leng, Charles W. (1920). Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.8777.
Riley, Edward G.; Wolfe, Charles S. (2003). "An annotated checklist of the Scarabaeoidea of Texas" (PDF). Southwestern Entomologist, Supplement.
White, Richard E. (1998) [First published 1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 039591089-7 – via Internet Archive.

External links

Ratcliffe, Brett; Jameson, Mary Liz. "Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles". Archived from the original on 2019-03-30. Retrieved 2018-03-29.

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