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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Tenebrionidae
Subfamilia: Diaperinae
Tribus: Diaperini
Genus: Diaperis
Species: D. boleti – D. cornigera – D. intersecta – D. lewisi – D. maculata – D. niponensis – D. quadrimaculata

Diaperis: Fourcroy in Geoffroy, 1762


Atlas of darkling beetles (Tenebrionidae) of Russia

Diaperis is a genus of darkling beetle with species known from Asia, Europe, and the Americas.[1] Some species were formerly been placed in the genus Allophasia.[2] A species described in this genus is now Serrania viridula (Zayas, 1989).[3]

Species in the genus include:[4]

Diaperis bifida Triplehorn and Brendell
Diaperis boleti (Linnaeus, 1758)
Diaperis boleti bipustulata Laporte & Brullé, 1831
Diaperis californica Blaisdell, 1929
Diaperis coccinea Laporte de Castelnau, 1840
Diaperis fryi (Pascoe)
Diaperis lewisi Bates
Diaperis lewisi intersecta Gebien, 1913
Diaperis maculata Olivier 1791
Diaperis marseuli (Bates)
Diaperis nigronotata Pic 1926
Diaperis rufipes Horn, 1870


Laporte [=Castelnau], F. L. N. C. d.; Brullé, A. (1831). "Monographie du genre Diaperis". Annales des Sciences Naturelles. 23: 325–410.
Triplehorn, Charles A.; Brendell, Martin J. D. (1985). "A New Diaperis from Brazil, with Notes on Other Species and Generic Relationships (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Diaperinae)". The Coleopterists Bulletin. 39 (1): 11–15. ISSN 0010-065X.
Garrido, O.H. (2003). "Diaperis viridula (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae: Diaperini) es un táxon válido que representa un género nuevo para Cuba" (PDF). Solenodon. 3: 49–52.
Triplehorn, Charles A. (1965). "Revision of Diaperini of America north of Mexico with notes on extralimital species (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)" (PDF). Proceedings of the U.S. National Museum. 117 (3515): 349–457.

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