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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: Histeroidea

Familia: Histeridae
Subfamilia: Abraeinae
Tribus: Acritini
Genera: Abaeletes – Acritodes – AcritusAeletes – Aeletodes – Anophtaeletes – Halacritus – Iberacritus – Mascarenium – Spelaeacritus – Therondus

Acritini Wenzel, 1944

Database of the Superfamily Histeroidea
I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2004 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 2: Hydrophiloidea-Staphylinoidea.
Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark ISBN 87-88757-74-9, p. 69

Acritini is a tribe of clown beetles in the family Histeridae. There are about 12 genera and at least 250 described species in Acritini.[1][2]
Acritus nigricornis


Abaeletes Cooman, 1940
Acritodes Cooman, 1935
Acritus J. L. LeConte, 1853
Aeletes Horn, 1873
Aeletodes Gomy, 1977
Anophtaeletes Olexa, 1976
Arizonacritus Gomy & Warner, 2013
Halacritus Schmidt, 1893
Iberacritus Yélamos, 1994
Mascarenium Gomy, 1978
Spelaeacritus Jeannel, 1934
Therondus Gomy, 1974


"Acritini Tribe Information". Retrieved 27 January 2018.

"Acritini Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 27 January 2018.

Mazur, Slawomir (1997). "A world catalogue of the Histeridae (Coleoptera: Histeroidea)". Genus:, International Journal of Invertebrate Taxonomy (Supplement), 373.

Further reading

Arnett, R. H. Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). (21 June 2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, Florida ISBN 978-0-8493-0954-0.
Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
Richard E. White. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin Company.

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