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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: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cucujoidea

Familia: Agapythidae
Genus: Agapytho
Species (1): A. foveicollis

Agapytho Broun, 1921
Gender: masculine?
Type species: Agapytho foveicollis Broun, 1921, by monotypy

Primary references

Broun, T. 1921: Descriptions of new genera and species of Coleoptera. Part VI. New Zealand Institute bulletin, (1)(6): 475–590. Internet Archive BHL BUGZ

Additional references

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.
Leschen, R.A.B.; Lawrence, J.F.; Ślipiński, S.A. 2005: Classification of basal Cucujoidea (Coleoptera : Polyphaga): cladistic analysis, keys and review of new families. Invertebrate systematics, 19: 17–73. DOI: 10.1071/IS04007
Sen Gupta, T. & Crowson, R.A. 1969. Further observations on the family Boganiidae, with definition of two new families Cavognathidae and Phloeostichidae. Journal of Natural History 3(4): 571–590. DOI: 10.1080/00222936900770481 Paywall. Reference page.


Nomenclator Zoologicus
Agapytho is the only genus of beetles in the family Agapythidae. The genus contains a single species, Agapytho foveicollis, found in New Zealand.[1][2][3][4] It is an inhabitant of New Zealands sooty mold habitat.[5]

"ITIS, Integrated Taxonomic Information System". Retrieved 2019-01-19.
"Agapytho". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-01-19.
Leschen, R.A.B.; Lawrence, J.F.; Ślipiński, S.A. (2005). "Classification of basal Cucujoidea (Coleoptera: Polyphaga): cladistic analysis, keys and review of new families". Invertebrate Systematics. Csiro Publishing. 19 (1): 17. doi:10.1071/IS04007.
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. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
Gimmel, Matthew L.; Szawaryn, Karol; Cai, Chenyang; Leschen, Richard A. B. (2019-12-18). "Mesozoic sooty mould beetles as living relicts in New Zealand". Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 286 (1917): 20192176. doi:10.1098/rspb.2019.2176. ISSN 0962-8452. PMC 6939926. PMID 31847777.

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