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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: Coccinelloidea

Familia: Coccinellidae
Subfamilia: Coccinellinae
Tribus: Coccinellini
Genus: Illeis
Species: I. bielawskii – I. bistigmosa – I. cincta – I. confusa – I. flava – I. galbula – I. indica – I. kapuri – I. koebelei – I. shensiensis

Illeis Mulsant, 1850: 1026 [as subgenus of Psyllobora]

Type species: Psyllobora galbula Mulsant, 1850 by subsequent designation of Timberlake, 1943

Leptothea Weise, 1898
Type species: Psyllobora galbula Mulsant, 1850, by original designation


Mulsant, E. 1850. Species des Coléoptères trimères sécuripalpes. Annales des Sciences Physiques et Naturelles, d’Agriculture et d’Industrie, Lyon (2) 2: 1–1104. BHL Reference page.
Anand, R.K., Gupta, A.K. & Ghai, S. 1990. A new species of Illeis Muls. from North India (Insecta, Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Reichenbachia 27(2): 131–134. Reference page.
Timberlake P.H. 1943. The Coccinellidae or ladybeetles of the Koebele collection–Part I. Hawaiian Planters' Record 47: 1–67. Internet Archive Reference page.
Kitano, T. 2014a: Taxonomic notes on the genus Egleis Mulsant, 1850 and a description of a new subgenus in the genus Illeis Mulsant, 1850 (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Studies and reports (taxonomical series) 10(2): 489–494. PDF Reference page.
Pope, R.D. 1989 (1988): A revision of the Australian Coccinellidae (Coleoptera). Part 1. Subfamily Coccinellinae. Invertebrate taxonomy, 2: 633–735. Abstract
Jing, X.I. 1986: Notes on the Chinese Illeis. Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, 113: 334–336. Abstract

Illeis is a genus of ladybird beetles in the family Coccinellidae. There are about five described species in Illeis, found in south and east Asia and in Oceania.[1]


These five species belong to the genus Illeis:

Illeis cincta Fabricius, 1798
Illeis confusa Timberlake, 1943
Illeis galbula
Illeis indica Timberlake, 1943
Illeis koebelei Timberlake, 1943


"Illeis". GBIF. Retrieved 2020-03-22.

Further reading

Fürsch, Helmut (1990). "Valid genera and subgenera of Coccinellidae" (PDF). Coccinella. 2 (1): 7–18. ISSN 0935-8196.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2007). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 4: Elateroidea - Derodontoidea - Bostrichoidea - Lymexyloidea - Cleroidea - Cucujoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-8788757675.

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