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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Bostrichiformia
Superfamilia: Bostrichoidea

Familia: Ptinidae
Subfamilia: Dorcatominae
Tribus: Dorcatomini
Genus: Caenocara
Species: C. affine – C. bicolor – C. blanchardi – C. bovistae – C. californicum – C. cordobensis – C. frontale – C. ineptum – C. laterale – C. neomexicanum – C. nigricorne – C. oculata – C. ovale – C. scymnoides – C. simile – C. subglobosum – C. tenuipalpum –

Caenocara Thomson, 1859

Type species:
Primary references
Additional references

Hounour, R. 2020. New species of Caenocara Thomson (Coleoptera: Ptinidae) from Central Argentina. Revista Chilena de Entomología 46(2): 171-174. Reference page.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Caenocara is a genus of beetles in the family Ptinidae. Members of this genus are sometimes called puffball beetles.[1]

Species include:[2]

Caenocara affine Boheman, 1858
Caenocara bicolor Germar, 1824
Caenocara blanchardi Fall, 1905
Caenocara bovistae Hoffmann, 1803
Caenocara californicum LeConte, 1878
Caenocara frontale Fall, 1905
Caenocara ineptum Fall, 1905
Caenocara laterale LeConte, 1878
Caenocara neomexicanum Fall, 1905
Caenocara nigricorne Manee, 1915
Caenocara oculata Say, 1824
Caenocara ovale Fall, 1905
Caenocara scymnoides LeConte, 1865
Caenocara simile Say, 1835
Caenocara subglobosum Mulsant & Rey, 1864
Caenocara tenuipalpum Fall, 1905


Caenocara. Atlas of Living Australia.
Caenocara. Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)

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