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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: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Elateroidea

Familia: Eucnemidae
Subfamilia: Melasinae
Tribus: Calyptocerini - Ceballosmelasini - Dirhagini - Epiphanini - Hylocharini - Melasini - Neocharini - Xylobiini


Melasinae Fleming, 1821
cited sources

Muona, J. 1993: Review of the phylogeny, classification and biology of the family Eucnemidae (Coleoptera). Entomologica scandinavica, supplement 44 ISSN: 0105-3574

Melasinae is a subfamily of false click beetles in the family Eucnemidae. There are about 15 genera and at least 30 described species in Melasinae.[1][2][3]
Isorhipis obliqua

Xylophilus sp.

These 15 genera belong to the subfamily Melasinae:

Adelothyreus Horn, 1890 g b
Arrhipis Bonvouloir, 1871 g b
Dirrhagofarsus Fleutiaux, 1935 g b
Entomophthalmus Bonvouloir, 1871 g b
Epiphanis Eschscholtz, 1829 i c g b
Golbachia Cobos, 1955 b
Hylis Des Gozis, 1886 g b
Hylochares Latreille, 1834 g b
Isorhipis Boisduval & Lacordaire, 1835 g b
Melasis Olivier, 1790 g b
Microrhagus Dejean, 1833 g b
Protofarsus Muona, 2000 b
Rhagomicrus Fleutiaux, 1902 g b
Sarpedon Bonvouloir, 1871 g b
Xylophilus Mannerheim, 1823 i c g b

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

"Melasinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
"Melasinae Subfamily Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
"Melasinae Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-05.

"GBIF". 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.
Crotch, G.R. (1873). Check list of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. Naturalists' Agency. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38811. ISBN 0665070772.
Evans, Arthur V.; Hogue, James N. (2006). Field Guide to Beetles of California. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520246577.
Klimaszewski, Jan; Watt, J.Charles (1997). "Coleoptera: family-group review and keys to identification". Fauna of New Zealand. 37.
Lawrence, J.F.; Newton Jr., A.F. (1995). Pakaluk, James; Slipinski, Stanislaw Adam (eds.). Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. Vol. 2. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN. pp. 779–1006. ISBN 83-85192-34-4.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Leng, Charles W. (1920). Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.8777.
Poole, Robert W.; Gentili, Patricia, eds. (1996). "A Check List of the Insects of North America: Coleoptera". Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America. Entomological Information Services. 1: Coleoptera, Strepsiptera: 41–820. ISBN 9781889002019.
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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