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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: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Acrotrichinae
Tribus: Nephanini
Genus: Smicrus
Species (13): S. americanus – S. aubaei – S. cekalovici – S. constrictus – S. damocles – S. dipsacitarsis – S. filicornis – S. motschulskii – S. newtoni – S. nigritus – S. pecki – S. pruinosus – S. vulcanius

In synonymy (2): S. cinerascens – S. rivalis

Smicrus Matthews, 1872
Objective replacement name for Micrus Matthews, 1858: 6107


Accepted genus name.


Darby, M. & Johnson, C. 2011. A review of Chilean Smicrus (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) with nine new species. Entomologist's monthly magazine 147: 133–154. Reference page.
Matthews, A. 1872. Trichopterygia illustrata et descripta. London, E.W. Janson. Full book at Internet Archive Reference page. [See p. 110]

Smicrus is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Ptiliidae.[1]

The species of this genus are found in Europe and America.[1]


Smicrus americanus Casey, 1886
Smicrus aubaei (Matthews, 1872)


"Smicrus Matthews, 1872". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 28 February 2021.

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