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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: CucujoideaPhaenocephalinae -

Familia: Phalacridae
Genera (34): Acylomus – Antennogasmus – Apallodes – Augasmus – Austroporus – Entomocnemus – Eulitrus – Grouvelleus – Litochropus – Litochrus – Litostilbus – Malagasmus – Malagophytus – Megistopalpus – Neolitochrus – Nesiotus – Ochrolitus – Olibroporus – Olibrosoma – Olibrus – Paracylomus – Phaenocephalus – Phalacrinus – Phalacropsis – Phalacrus – Platyphalacrus – Pseudolibrus – Pycinus – Ranomafanacrinus – Steinerlitrus – Stilbus – Sveculus – Tolyphus – Xanthocomus

In synonymy (43): Afronyrus – Biophytus – Coelocoelius – Dolerus – Erythrolitus – Euphalacrus – Eustilbus – Ganyrus – Glaurosoma – Gorginus – Gyromorphus – Helectrus – Heterolitus – Heterostilbus – Idiobius – Leptostilbus – Liocrus – Liophalacrus – Litochroides – Litolibrus – Litotarsus – Megapalpus – Megischius – Merobrachys – Micromerus – Microstilbus – Nematolibrus – Ochrodemus – Ochrolitoides – Olistherus – Parasemus – Phalacratomus – Pharcisinus – Podocesus – Polyaloxus – Pseudolitochrus – Pyracoderus – Radinus – Sphaeropsis – Sphaerostilbus – Stilboides – Stilbomimus – Tinodemus
Name

Phalacridae Leach, 1815
Synonyms

Phaenocephalidae

References

Gimmel, M.L. 2013: Genus-level revision of the family Phalacridae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea). Zootaxa 3605(1): 1–147. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3605.1.1 Reference page.

Additional references

Gimmel, M.L. 2009: Family Phalacridae. The shining mold beetles. Pp. 106-108 in: Gerlach, J. (ed.) The Coleoptera of the Seychelles Islands. Pensoft Publishers, Sofia-Moscow. ISBN 9789546424983 PDF
Lawrence, J.F.; Gimmel, M.L.; Steiner, W.E, jr. 2010: Phalacridae Leach, 1815. Pp. 368-374 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
I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2007 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 4: Elateroidea, Derodontoidea, Bostrichoidea, Lymexyloidea, Cleroidea and Cucujoidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark ISBN 87-88757-67-6, p. 507

Links

Phalacridae in SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED COLEOPTERA OF THE WORLD
Gimmel, M.L. 2008: World checklist of valid names in Phalacridae
Atlas of the family Phalacridae of Russia

Vernacular names
English: Shining flower beetles
日本語: ヒメハナムシ科
русский: Гладыши
中文: 姬花螢科

The Phalacridae are a family of beetles commonly called the shining flower beetles. They are often found in composite flowers. They are oval-shaped, usually tan, and about 2 mm in length.[1]

Worldwide there are about 638 species in 52 genera.[2]
Taxonomy

This family includes the following subfamily:[3]

Phaenocephalinae Matthews, 1899
Phalacrinae Leach, 1815

Genera within this family include:[4]

Phaenocephalus-group
Phaenocephalus Wollaston, 1873
Phalacrinus Blackburn, 1891
Ranomafanacrinus Gimmel, 2013
Stilbus-group
Acylomus Sharp, 1888
Nesiotus Guillebeau, 1896
Stilbus Seidlitz, 1872
Xanthocomus Guillebeau, 1893
Pseudolibrus-group
Litostilbus Guillebeau, 1894
Megistopalpus Guillebeau, 1895
Pseudolibrus Flach, 1889
Phalacrus-group
Phalacropsis Casey, 1890
Phalacrus Paykull, 1800
Olibroporus-group
Austroporus Gimmel, 2013
Olibroporus Casey, 1890
Platyphalacrus Gimmel, 2013
Pycinus Guillebeau, 1893
Ochrolitus-group
Ochrolitus Sharp, 1889
Sveculus Gimmel, 2013
Olibrus-group
Olibrus Erichson, 1845
Tolyphus Erichson, 1845
Olibrosoma-group
Antennogasmus Gimmel, 2013
Malagasmus Gimmel, 2013
Olibrosoma Tournier, 1889
Litochropus-group
Litochropus Casey, 1890
Neolitochrus Gimmel, 2013
Genera incertae sedis
Apallodes Reitter, 1873
Augasmus Motschulsky, 1858
Entomocnemus Guillebeau, 1894
Eulitrus Sharp, 1889
Grouvelleus Guillebeau, 1892
Litochrus Erichson, 1845
Malagophytus Gimmel, 2013
Paracylomus Gimmel, 2013

References

Borror, Donald J.; Triplehorn, Charles A.; Johnson, Norman F (1989). An Introduction to the Study of Insects (6th ed.). Fort Worth, Texas: Saunders College. p. 800. ISBN 0-03-025397-7.
Matthew L. Gimmel World checklist of valid names in Phalacridae Louisiana State Arthropod Museum
Bouchard P, Bousquet Y, Davies AE, Alonso-Zarazaga MA, Lawrence JF, Lyal CH, Newton AF, Reid CA, Schmitt M, Slipiński SA, Smith AB (April 2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

Gimmel ML (January 2013). "Genus-level revision of the family Phalacridae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)". Zootaxa. 3605: 1–147. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3605.1.1. PMID 24614246.

Thompson, Richard T. (1958). "Part 5b Phalacridae". Coleoptera. Handbooks for the identification of British insects. Vol. 5. Royal Entomological Society. OCLC 879107883.

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