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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
Genus: Euglenes
Species: E. kabylianus – E. klapperichi – E. maronitus – E. nitidifrons – E. oculatissimus – E. oculatus – E. pygmaeus – E. serricornis – E. trisignatus – E. wollastoni

Euglenes Westwood, 1830

Type species: Anthicus oculatus Paykull, 1798.

Xylophilus Curtis, 1830 [nec Mannerheim, 1823 (Eucnemidae), nec Latreille, 1829 (Aderidae)] [syn. Nardi (2007: 23)]

Type species: Anthicus oculatus Paykull, 1798, by original designation.

Euglenes oculatus (Paykull, 1798) (39755473695)

Euglenes oculatus


Nardi, G. 2007: Nomenclatorial and faunistic notes on some world Aderidae (Coleoptera). Zootaxa 1481: 21–34. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.1481.1.2 Paywall.

Euglenes is a genus of ant-like leaf beetles in the family Aderidae. There are about five described species in Euglenes.[1][2][3]


These six species belong to the genus Euglenes:

Euglenes nitidifrons Thomson, 1886 g
Euglenes oculatissimus (Wollaston, 1864) g
Euglenes oculatus (Paykull, 1798)
Euglenes pygmaeus De Geer, 1775 g b
Euglenes serricornis Reitter, 1885 g
Euglenes wollastoni Israelson, 1971 g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[4] c = Catalogue of Life,[5] g = GBIF,[1] b = Bugguide.net[2]

"Euglenes". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
"Euglenes Genus: Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
"Euglenes Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
"ITIS, Integrated Taxonomic Information System". Retrieved 2018-04-05.

"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-05.

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 978-0849309540.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. Pensoft Publishers (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
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.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Werner, Floyd G. (1990). "Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America". Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 98 (2): 187–232. ISSN 0028-7199.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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