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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: Anobiinae
Tribus: Anobiini
Genus: Hemicoelus
Species (11): †H. favonii – H. fulvicornis – H. gibbicollis – H. khnozoriani – H. kompanzevi – H. nelsoni – H. nitidus – H. pusillus – H. rufipes – H. thomsoni – H. ussuriensis

Hemicoelus Leconte, 1861

Primary references

Leconte 1861: Class. Coleopt. N. Amer., 204.
LeConte, J.L. 1861. Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Part. 1. Prepared for the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 3: xxv + 1–214.
Bukejs, A., Alekseev, V.I., Cooper, D.M.L., King, G.A. & McKellar, R.C. 2017. Contributions to the palaeofauna of Ptinidae (Coleptera) known from Baltic amber. Zootaxa 4344(1): 181–188. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4344.1.12 Reference page.

Hemicoelus is a genus of death-watch beetles in the family Ptinidae. There are about 12 described species in Hemicoelus.[1][2][3][4][5]


These 12 species belong to the genus Hemicoelus:

Hemicoelus canaliculatus (Thomson, 1863) g
Hemicoelus carinatus (Say, 1823) i c g b (eastern deathwatch beetle)
Hemicoelus costatus (Aragona, 1830) g
Hemicoelus defectus (Fall, 1905) i c g b
Hemicoelus favonii Bukejs, Alekseev, Cooper, King & Mckellar, 2017 g
Hemicoelus fulvicornis (Sturm, 1837) g
Hemicoelus gibbicollis (LeConte, 1859) i c g b (California deathwatch beetle)
Hemicoelus laticollis (Fall, 1905) i c g
Hemicoelus nelsoni (Hatch, 1961) i c g
Hemicoelus pusillus (Fall, 1905) i c g b
Hemicoelus rufipennis (Duftschmid, 1825) g
Hemicoelus umbrosus (Fall, 1905) i c g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b =[4]

"Hemicoelus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
"Browse Hemicoelus". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
"Hemicoelus". GBIF. Retrieved 29 August 2018.
"Hemicoelus Genus Information". Retrieved 29 August 2018.

Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2007). "Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera". Volume 4: Elateroidea - Derodontoidea - Bostrichoidea - Lymexyloidea - Cleroidea - Cucujoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-87-88757-67-5.

Further reading

Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. Pensoft Publishers (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.</ref>

Arango, Rachel A.; Young, Daniel K. (2012). "Death-watch and spider beetles of Wisconsin (Coleoptera: Ptinidae)" (PDF). General Technical Report FPL-GTR-209. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service.
Arnett, R. H., Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (21 June 2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0849309540.
Borowski, Jerzy; Wegrzynowicz, Piotr (2007). World Catalogue of Bostrichidae (Coleoptera). Wydawnictwo Mantis. ISBN 9788392618218.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Philips, T. Keith (2002). Arnett, Ross H. Jr.; Thomas, Michael C.; Skelley, Paul E.; Frank, J.H. (eds.). Family 70. Anobiidae Fleming 1821. American Beetles. Vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press. pp. 245–260. ISBN 0-8493-0954-9.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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