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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
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Staphylininae
Tribus: Staphylinini
Subtribus: Philonthina
Genus: Bisnius
Species: B. agenor – B. agyrtes – B. alaiensis – B. albionicus – B. arenarius – B. attiguus – B. baicalensis – B. bassus – B. batkhizensis – B. bion – B. blandus – B. bucharensis – B. cephalicus – B. cephalotes – B. crestonensis – B. crito – B. deuvei – B. diversipennis – B. diversus – B. eidmanni – B. epeus – B. falsesordidus – B. filicornis – B. fimetarius – B. friebi – B. fuentei – B. germanus – B. geryon – B. gutianshanus – B. hesperidum – B. howdeni – B. hyperboreus – B. inquietus – B. instabilis – B. inversus – B. iranicus – B. irinae – B. kappi – B. karkarensis – B. kashcheevi – B. lautus – B. longicollis – B. lubricus – B. macies – B. manytchensis – B. microphthalmus – B. microtophilus – B. nichinaiensis – B. nigriventris – B. nitidulus – B. noualhieri – B. palmi – B. palousi – B. parcus – B. pentheri – B. pholeophilus – B. picicornis – B. piochardi – B. plagiatus – B. poppaeus – B. potanini – B. protenus – B. pseudoparcus – B. psyllophagus – B. puella – B. pugetensis – B. quediinus – B. rainieri – B. reitteri – B. schawalleri – B. schillhammeri – B. scoticus – B. scribae – B. siegwaldii – B. sordidus – B. sparsus – B. speculicollis – B. spermophili – B. stacesmithi – B. subaeneipennis – B. subuliformis – B. summanus – B. tereus – B. versutus – B. xuae – B. zhuk
Name

Bisnius Stephens, 1829: 23

Type species: Staphylinus cephalotes Gravenhorst, 1802, fixed by virtual monotypy.

Synonymy

Gefyrobius Thomson 1859: 24 [synonym in Blackwelder, 1943: 399, Smetana, 1995]
Type species: Staphylinus nitidulus Gravenhorst, 1802, fixed by original designation.

References
Primary references

Stephens, J.F. 1829: The nomenclature of British insects; being a compendious list of such species as are contained in the Systematic Catalogue of British Insects, and forming a guide to their classification, &c. &c. 68 pp. London: Baldwin and Cradock. DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.51800 Reference page. [original description: p. 23]

Additional references

Li, L. & Zhou, H-Z. 2010. Taxonomy of the genus Bisnius Stephens (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Philonthina) from China. Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift 57: 105–115. DOI: 10.1002/mmnd.201000010 Reference page.
Li, L. & Zhou, H-Z. 2011. Revision and phylogenetic assessment of the rove beetle genus Pseudohesperus Hayashi, with broad reference to the subtribe Philonthina (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Staphylinini). Zoological journal of the Linnean Society 163(3): 679–722. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00731.x Reference page.

Bisnius is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Staphylinidae.[1]

The genus was first described by Stephens in 1829.[1]

The genus has cosmopolitan distribution.[1]

Selected species:

Bisnius cephalotes
Bisnius fimetarius
Bisnius nigriventris
Bisnius nitidulus
Bisnius puella
Bisnius scoticus
Bisnius sordidus
Bisnius spermophili
Bisnius subuliformis

References

"Bisnius Stephens, 1829". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 18 February 2021.

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