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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
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cleroidea

Familia: Biphyllidae
Genus: Althaesia
Species (6): A. acuminata – A. arrowi – A. leai – A. maximus – A. pilosa – A. sericea

Althaesia Pascoe, 1860

Type species

Althaesia pilosa Pascoe, 1860, by monotypy

cited sources

Pascoe, F.P. 1860: Notices of new or little-known genera and species of Coleoptera [continued from p. 64.] Part II. Journal of entomology 1: 98–132, plates V-VIII. BHL Reference page.

Additional references

Arrow, G.J. 1929: On the families of Coleoptera related to the Erotylidae, with descriptions of a new family, two new genera, and a few new species. Annals and magazine of natural history (10), 4: 305–322. [not seen]
Grouvelle, A.H. 1914(1913): Description d'un Althaesia (Col. Diphyllini]] appartenant au British Museum. Bulletin de la Société entomologique de France, 20: 497–500. Internet Archive BHL
Lea, A.M. 1921: Descriptions of new species of Australian Coleoptera. Part XVII. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 46: 351–369. BHL


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Althaesia is a genus of beetles in the family Biphyllidae, containing the following species:[1]

Althaesia acuminata Arrow, 1929
Althaesia arrowi Grouvelle, 1914
Althaesia leai Blackburn
Althaesia pilosa Pascoe
Althaesia sericeus Lea


Biphyllidae Species List at Joel Hallan’s Biology Catalog. Texas A&M University. Retrieved on 15 May 2012.

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