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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: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Genera: ChalcodryaPhilpottia – ?Onysius

Species incertae sedis: Cyphaleus valdivianus

Chalcodryidae Watt, 1974
Type genus

Chalcodrya Redtenbacher, [1868] [stem = Chalcodry-]

cited sources

Watt, J.C. 1974: Chalcodryidae: a new family of heteromerous beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 4: 19–38. Google books BUGZ

Additional references

Lawrence, J.F. 1991: Chalcodryidae (Tenebrionoidea). P. 520 in: Lawrence, J.F. (coordinator) Order Coleoptera, in: Stehr, F.W. (ed.) Immature insects, 2. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Iowa, USA.
Lawrence, J.F. 1994: The larva of Sirrhas variegatus, sp. nov., with notes on the Perimylopidae, Ulodidae (stat. nov.), Zopheridae and Chalcodryidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Invertebrate taxonomy, 8: 329–349. DOI: 10.1071/IT9940329
Lawrence, J.F.; Leschen, R.A.B. 2010: 11.12. Chalcodryidae Watt, 1974. Pp. 567-571 in: Leschen, R.A.B.; Beutel, R.G.; Lawrence, J.F. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, beetles. Volume 2: Morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3110190753 ISBN 9783110190755
Watt, J.C. 1982: 1981 presidential address. New Zealand beetles. New Zealand entomologist, 7(3): 213–221.



The Chalcodryidae are a family of beetles in the large suborder Polyphaga.[1][2]

It contains these genera and species:[3]

Genus Chalcodrya Redtenbacher, 1868
Chalcodrya bifasciata Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya calida Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya cylindrata Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya hilaris Watt, 1974
Chalcodrya minor Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya nigellus Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya nigricorne Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya nubeculosa Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya pullum Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya undulata Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya ustatus Broun, 1880
Chalcodrya variegata Redtenbacher, 1868
Genus Onysius Broun, 1886
Onysius anomalus Broun, 1886
Genus Philpottia Broun, 1915
Philpottia levinotis Watt, 1974
Philpottia mollis (Broun, 1886)
Genus Sirrhas champion, 1893
Sirrhas limbatus Champion, 1893
Sirrhas variegatus Lawrence, 1994


Watt, J. C. (1974). "Chalcodryidae: A new family of heteromerous beetles (Coleoptera: tenebrionoidea)". Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 4 (1): 19–38. doi:10.1080/03036758.1974.10419404.
"Tenebrionoidea". - animals and plants. Retrieved 26 June 2013.
"Chalcodryidae". Texas A&M University. Archived from the original on 23 October 2012. Retrieved 26 June 2013.

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