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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: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Histeroidea

Familia: Histeridae
Subfamilia: Saprininae
Genus: Gnathoncus
Species (+25): G. barbatus – G. communis – G. rotundatus

Gnathoncus rotundatus Jacobson

Gnathoncus rotundatus


Leschen, R.A.B.; Lawrence, J.F.; Kuschel, G.; Thorpe, S.; Wang, Q. 2003: Coleoptera genera of New Zealand. New Zealand entomologist, 26: 15–28. ISSN: 0077-9962
Macfarlane, R.P. et al. 2010: [Chapter] NINE Phylum ARTHROPODA SUBPHYLUM HEXAPODA Protura, springtails, Diplura, and insects. Pp. 233-467 in Gordon, D.P. (ed.): New Zealand inventory of biodiversity. Volume 2. Kingdom Animalia. Chaetognatha, Ecdysozoa, ichnofossils. Canterbury University Press, Christchurch, New Zealand. ISBN 978-1-87725793-3
Thieren, Y. 2009: Révision du genre Gnathoncus Jacquelin Du Val, 1858 (Coleoptera: Histeridae). Lambillionea, 109: 476–480. ISSN: 0774-2819 [not seen]

Gnathoncus is a genus of clown beetles in the family Histeridae. There are more than 20 described species in Gnathoncus.[1][2][3]


These 28 species belong to the genus Gnathoncus:

Gnathoncus baeckmanni Reichardt, 1941
Gnathoncus barbatus Bousquet & Laplante, 1999
Gnathoncus brevisetosus Bousquet & Laplante, 2006
Gnathoncus brevisternus Lewis, 1907
Gnathoncus buyssoni Auzat, 1917
Gnathoncus cavicola Normand, 1949
Gnathoncus cerberus Auzat, 1923
Gnathoncus communis (Marseul, 1862)
Gnathoncus disjunctus Solskiy, 1876
Gnathoncus ibericus Yélamos, 1992
Gnathoncus interceptus (J. L. LeConte, 1851)
Gnathoncus kiritshenkoi Reichardt, 1930
Gnathoncus moradii Vienna & Ratto, 2013
Gnathoncus nannetensis (Marseul, 1862)
Gnathoncus nidorum Stockmann, 1957
Gnathoncus ovulatus Casey
Gnathoncus potanini Reitter, 1896
Gnathoncus procerulus (Erichson, 1834)
Gnathoncus punctator Reitter, 1896
Gnathoncus pygmaeus Kryzhanovskij in Kryzhanovskij & Reichardt, 1976
Gnathoncus rhodiorum (Marseul, 1862)
Gnathoncus rossi Hatch, 1962
Gnathoncus rotundatus (Kugelann, 1792)
Gnathoncus semimarginatus Bickhardt, 1920
Gnathoncus turkmenicus Olexa, 1992
Gnathoncus umbrettarum Thérond, 1952
Gnathoncus vietnamicus Kryzhanovskij, 1972
Gnathoncus wassilieffi Normand, 1935


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

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

Further reading

Mazur, Slawomir (2011). A Concise Catalogue of the Histeridae (Insecta: Coleoptera). WULS - SGGW Press. ISBN 978-83-7583-3171.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2015). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 2: Hydrophiloidea - Staphylinoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-29685-5.

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