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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: Melandryidae
Subfamiliae (2): Melandryinae - Osphyinae
Overview of genera (48 + 2†)

AbderaAllopterusAllorchesia – Amblyctis – Anisoxiella – AnisoxyaAxylita – Bonzicus – Bryanella – Conopalpus – Ctenoplectron – Cuphosis – Dircaea – Dircaeomorpha – Dolotarsus – Doxozilora – Enchodes – EuryziloraHylobiaHypulus – Ivania – Lyperocharis – Marolia – Mecorchesia – Melandrya – Microscapha – Mikadonius – Mimendircaea – Mimoserropalpus – Mystes – Neogonus – Neorchesia – Nipponomarolia – Orchesia – Osphya – Perakianus – PhloiotryaPhryganophilus – Rushia – Sallumia – Scotochroa – Scotochroides – Serropalpus – Spilotus – Stenoxylita – Talayra – Wanachia – XylitaZilora – †Archaeoserropalpus – †Pseudocuphosis
Name

Melandryidae Leach, 1815

References

Bukejs, A. & Alekseev, V.I. 2015. First record of Microscapha LeConte from Baltic amber with description of a new species and list of fossil Melandryidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Zootaxa 4012(2): 351–360. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4012.2.5 Preview (PDF). Reference page.
Lawrence, J.F. 1991: Melandryidae (Tenebrionoidea) (=Serropalpidae). Pp. 505-508 in: Lawrence, J.F. (coordinator) Order Coleoptera, in: Stehr, F.W. (ed.) Immature insects, 2. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Iowa, USA.
I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2008 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 5: Tenebrionoidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark
ISBN 87-88757-84-6, p. 64
Nikitsky, N.B.; Pollock, D.A. 2010: 11.6. Melandryidae Leach, 1815. Pp. 520-533 in: Leschen, R.A.B.; Beutel, R.G.; Lawrence, J.F. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, beetles. Volume 2: Morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3110190753 ISBN 9783110190755

Links

Melandryidae in SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED COLEOPTERA OF THE WORLD
Atlas of false darkling beetles (Melandryidae) of Russia

Vernacular names
English: False darkling beetles
日本語: ナガクチキムシ科
русский: Тенелюбы
中文: 長朽木蟲科

Melandryidae is a family of false darkling beetles in the order Coleoptera. There are at least 40 genera and 100 described species in Melandryidae.[2][3][4][5][6]
Genera

These 44 genera belong to the family Melandryidae:

Abdera Stephens, 1832 g b
Abderina Seidlitz, 1898 g
Amblyctis Leconte, 1879 g b
Anisoxya Mulsant, 1856 g b
Archaeoxylita Nikitskij, 1977 g
Archaeserropalpus Nikitsky, 2002 g
Argyrabdera Sahlberg, 1913 g
Cicindelopsis Cockerell, 1920 g
Conopalpus Gyllenhal, 1810 g
Cuphosis Champion, 1889 g
Dicraeomorpha g
Dircaea Fabricius, 1798 g b
Dircaeomorpha Fairmaire, 1896 g
Dolotarsus Jacquelin du Val, 1863 g b
Electroabdera Alekseev, 2014 g
Emmesa Newman, 1838 i c g b
Enchodes Leconte, 1866 g b
Eucinetomorphus Perris, 1875 g
Hypulus Paykull, 1798 g b
Lederia Reitter, 1880 g b
Marolia Mulsant, 1856 g
Mecorchesia Broun, 1914 g
Melandrya Fabricius, 1801 g b
Microscapha LeConte, 1866 g b
Microtonus LeConte, 1862 g b
Neogonus Hampe, 1873 g
Nipponomarolia Miyatake, 1982 g
Orchesia Latreille, 1807 g b
Osphya Illiger, 1807 g b
Phloeotrinus Nikitsky, 1989 g
Phloiotrya Stephens, 1832 g b
Phryganophilus C.R.Sahlberg, 1834 g b
Prothalpia LeConte, 1862 i c g b
Pseudocuphosis Nikitsky, 2002 g
Pseudohallomenus Nikitskii, 1977 g
Rushia Forel, 1893 g b
Scotochroa Leconte, 1874 g b
Scotochroides Mank, 1939 g
Serropalpus Hellenius, 1786 g b
Spilotus LeConte, 1862 g b
Symphora Leconte, 1866 g b
Xylita Paykull, 1798 g b
Zilora Mulsant, 1856 g b
Zilorini g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[2] c = Catalogue of Life,[3] g = GBIF,[4] b = Bugguide.net[5]
References

"Melandryidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
"Melandryidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
"Browse Melandryidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
"Melandryidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
"Melandryidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
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