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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: Cleroidea

Familia: Byturidae
Subfamiliae: Byturinae
Genus: Byturus
Species: B. affinis – B. ochraceus – B. tomentosus – B. unicolor – B. wittmeri

Byturus Latreille, 1796

Horticola Lindemann, 1865
Terobyturus Ohta, 1930


Atlas of family Byturidae of Russia

Byturus is a genus of fruitworm beetles in the family Byturidae. There are five described species in Byturus.[1]


Byturus affinis Reitter, 1874
Byturus ochraceus (Scriba, 1791)
Byturus tomentosus (De Geer, 1774)
Byturus unicolor Say, 1823 (raspberry fruitworm)
Byturus wittmeri Sen Gupta


C.A. Springer & M.A. Goodrich (1994) A Revision of the Subfamily Platydascillinae (Coleoptera: Byturidae) from Southeast Asia, with Descriptions of Two New Genera and Three New Species. The Coleopterists Bulletin 48: 60-78

Further reading

Springer, Charles A.; Goodrich, Michael A. (1991). "Family: Byturidae". A Catalog of the Coleoptera of America North of Mexico. USDA Agriculture Handbook. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2007). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 4: Elateroidea - Derodontoidea - Bostrichoidea - Lymexyloidea - Cleroidea - Cucujoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-8788757675.

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