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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Elateroidea

Familia: Cantharidae
Subfamilia: Silinae
Tribus: Silini - Tytthonyxini
Overview of genera

Markus –
Name

Silinae Mulsant, 1862
References

Mulsant, E. 1862. Histoire Naturelle des Coléoptères de France. Longicornes. Annales de la Société Impériale d'Agriculture, d'Histoire Naturelle et des Arts Utiles de Lyon 1862: 1–480. Paris. BHL Reference page.
Fanti, F. & Pankowski, M.J. 2018. A new fossil soldier beetle (Coleoptera, Cantharidae, Silinae) from Eocene Baltic amber. Zootaxa 4370(2): 189–193. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4370.2.7. Full article (PDF) Reference page.

Silinae is a subfamily of soldier beetles in the family Cantharidae. There are about 6 genera and more than 180 described species in Silinae.[1][2][3]
Silis percomis

Genera

These six genera belong to the subfamily Silinae:

Discodon Gorham, 1881
Ditemnus LeConte, 1861
Plectonotum Gorham, 1891
Polemius LeConte, 1851
Silis Charpentier, 1825
Tytthonyx LeConte, 1851

References

"Silinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-23.
"Silinae subfamily Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2019-09-23.

Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

Further reading

Pelletier, G.; Hébert, C. (2014). "The Cantharidae of Eastern Canada and Northeastern United States". Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification. 25: 1–246. doi:10.3752/cjai.2014.25.
Ramsdale, Alistair S. (2002). "Family 64: Cantharidae". In Arnett, Ross H. Jr.; Thomas, Michael C.; Skelley, Paul E.; Frank, J. Howard (eds.). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 202–218. ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2007). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 4: Elateroidea - Derodontoidea - Bostrichoidea - Lymexyloidea - Cleroidea - Cucujoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-8788757675.
LeConte, J. L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 978-0665100550.

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