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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: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Aderidae
Tribus: Aderini
Subtribus: Cnopina
Genus: Cnopus
Species: C. impressus – C. kraxtepellenensis – C. minor

Cnopus Champion, 1893

Alekseev, V.I. & Grzymala, T.L. 2015. New Aderidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea) from Baltic and Bitterfeld amber. Zootaxa 3956(2): 239–257. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3956.2.5 Preview (PDF). Reference page.
Werner, F.G. 1990: Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 98: 187–232. JSTOR


Zicha, Ondřej et al. Cnopus – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Cnopus.
679023 Cnopus – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).
[1] – Taxon details on Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).

Cnopus is a genus of ant-like leaf beetles in the family Aderidae. There are at least four described species in Cnopus.[1][2][3]


These four species belong to the genus Cnopus:

Cnopus impressus (LeConte, 1875)
Cnopus kraxtepellenensis Alekseev & Grzymala, 2015
Cnopus minor (Baudi di Selve, 1877)
Cnopus nucleus (Fall, 1901)


"Cnopus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
"Cnopus". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-24.

"Cnopus genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2019-09-24.

Further reading

Kubisz, Daniel; Iwan, Dariusz; Tykarski, Piotr (2014). Tenebrionoidea: Tetratomidae, Melandryidae, Ripiphoridae, Prostomidae, Oedemeridae, Mycteridae, Pythidae, Aderidae, Scraptiidae, Critical checklist, distribution in Poland and meta-analysis. University of Warsaw - Faculty of Biology & Natura optima dux Foundation. ISBN 978-83-935107-9-5.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2013). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 5: Tenebrionoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-26090-0.

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