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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: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Oxytelinae
Tribus: Deleasterini
Genus: Deleaster
Species (13): D. bactrianus – D. concolor – D. dichrous – D. gibbus – D. grandiceps – D. negus – D. pectinatus – D. pekinensis – D. taiwanensis – D. tarsalis – D. trimaculatus – D. wilhelmensis – D. yokoyamai

Deleaster Erichson, 1839: 610

Type species: Anthophagus dichrous Gravenhorst, 1802, fixed by monotypy.

Primary references

Erichson, W.F. 1839. Die Käfer der Mark Brandenburg. Erster Band. Zweite Abtheilung. [pp. 385–740]. F.H. Morin, Berlin, viii + 740 pp. BHL Reference page. [original description: p. 610]

Additional references

Cuccodoro, G. & Makranczy, G. 2013. Review of the Afrotropical species of Deleaster Erichson, 1839 (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Oxytelinae). Revue suisse de zoologie 120(4): 537–547. Abstract Reference page.
Smetana, A. 2019. A new species of Deleaster Erichson, 1839 from the Himalaya, with treatment of an unrecorded name in the genus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Oxytelinae: Deleasterini). Studies and reports (taxonomical series) 15(1): 223–229. PDF. Open access Reference page.

Deleaster is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Staphylinidae.[1]

The species of this genus are found in Europe and Northern America.[1]


Deleaster dichrous (Gravenhorst, 1802)[1]


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