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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Divisio: Neoptera
Subdivisio: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea
Familia: Aderidae
Genus: Scraptogetus
Species: S. anthracinus - S. arboreus


Scraptogetus Broun, 1893

* Metasclera Broun, 1914 [syn. Hudson (1934: 204, footnote (a)), Watt (1987: 112)]

Type species

* Scraptogetus Broun: Scraptogetus anthracinus Broun, 1893, by monotypy
* Metasclera Broun: Metasclera nigricans Broun, 1914 [=Scraptogetus anthracinus Broun, 1893], by subsequent designation by Arnett (1950: 222)

cited sources

* Arnett, R.H., jr. 1950: Generic names of the beetle family Oedemeridae and their type species. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 40: 217-225.
* Broun, T. 1893: Manual of the New Zealand Coleoptera. Parts V, VI, VII. New Zealand Institute, Wellington. Internet Archive Biodiversity Heritage Library BUGZ
* Broun, T. 1914: Descriptions of new genera and species of Coleoptera. Part III. New Zealand Institute bulletin, (1)(3): 143-266. Internet Archive Biodiversity heritage Library BUGZ
* Hudson, G.V. 1934: New Zealand beetles and their larvae: an elementary introduction to the study of our native Coleoptera. Ferguson & Osborne, Wellington. BUGZ

additional references

* Lawrence, J.F.; Kistner, D.H.; Pasteels, J.M. 1990: A new genus and three new species of termitophilous Aderidae (Coleoptera) from Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines, with notes on their biology. Invertebrate taxonomy, 4: 643-654. doi: 10.1071/IT9900643
* 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. PDF
* Watt, J.C. 1987: The family and subfamily classification and New Zealand genera of Pythidae and Scraptiidae (Coleoptera). Systematic entomology, 12: 111-136. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.1987.tb00552.x


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