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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: Erotylidae
Subfamilia: Cryptophilinae
Tribus: Cryptophilini
Genus: Cathartocryptus
Species: C. hiranoi – C. maculosus – C. malaicus

Cathartocryptus Sharp, 1886

Type species: Cathartocryptus obscurus Sharp, 1886 [=Paramecosoma maculosa Broun, 1881], fixed by monotypy.


Xenoscelinus Grouvelle, 1910
Type species: Xenoscelinus malaicus Grouvelle, 1910, fixed by monotypy.

Primary references

Broun, T. 1881. Manual of the New Zealand Coleoptera. Part II. Pp. 653–744. Colonial Museum and Geological Survey Department, Wellington. BHL Reference page.
Sharp, D. 1886: On New Zealand Coleoptera, with descriptions of new genera and species. Scientific transactions of the Royal Dublin Society (2), 3: 351–454, plates XII-XIII. Internet Archive BHL

Cathartocryptus obscurus is a species of beetles in the family Silvanidae, the only species in the genus Cathartocryptus.[1]

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

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