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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: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Aderidae
Tribus: Emelinini
Genus: Emelinus
Species: E. butleri – E. huachucanus – E. melsheimeri

Emelinus Casey, 1895
Type species

Xylophilus melsheimeri LeConte, 1855, by subsequent designation by Werner (1990: 212)


Casey, T.L. 1895. Coleopterological notices. VI. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 8: 435–846.
Werner, F.G. 1990: Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 98: 187–232. JSTOR

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


These three species belong to the genus Emelinus:

Emelinus butleri Werner, 1956
Emelinus huachucanus Werner, 1956
Emelinus melsheimeri (LeConte, 1855)


"Emelinus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
"Emelinus". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-23.

"Emelinus genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2019-09-23.

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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