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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: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Elateroidea

Familia: Lampyridae
Subfamilia: Lampyrinae
Tribus: Lampyrini
Genera: Afrodiaphanes - Alecton - Diaphanes - Lampyris - Lychnobius - Microphotus - Microlampyris - Nelsonphotus - Nyctophila - Ovalampis - Paraphausis - Pelania - Petalacmis - Prolutacea - Pyrocoelia

Lampyrini Latreille, 1817

Latreille, P.A. 1816–1817. Les crustacés, les arachnides et les insectes. In: Cuvier, G. (ed.). Le règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée. Tome III. Deterville: Paris. xxix + 653 pp. BHL Reference page.
da Silveira, L.F.L. & Branham, M.A. 2022. A new species of Petalacmis firefly from Bolivia, with a key to species (Coleoptera, Lampyridae). Zookeys 1092ː 63–77. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.1092.80464 Open access Reference page.

The Lampyrini are a tribe of fireflies in the large subfamily Lampyrinae. The lineage formerly separated as Pleotomini seems to be a specialized offshoot of the Lampyrini not too distant from the type genus Lampyris and is therefore included here. This tribe occurs throughout the Holarctic and contains the typical "glowing" or "continuous-light" fireflies from that region. Some otherwise very advanced Lampyrini, like species in Paraphausis and Pyrocoelia, have degenerated light-producing organs again and communicate primarily or even exclusively with pheromones like the ancestors of the fireflies did.[1]

The group has recently been examined using molecular phylogenetics, using fairly comprehensive sampling.[2]

Afrodiaphanes Geisthardt, 2007 i c g
Diaphanes Motschulsky, 1853 i c g
Lampyris Geoffroy, 1762 i c g
Lychnobius Geisthardt, 1983 i c g
Microlampyris Pic, 1956 i c g
Microphotus LeConte, 1866 i c g b
Nelsonphotus Cicero, 2006 i c g b
Nyctophila E. Olivier, 1884 i c g
Ovalampis Fairmaire, 1898 i c g
Paraphausis Green, 1949 i c g b
Pelania Mulsant, 1860 i c g
Petalacmis E. Olivier, 1908 i c g
Prolutacea Cicero, 2006 i c g b
Pyrocoelia Gorham, 1880 i c g

Data sources: i = ITIS,[3] c = Catalogue of Life,[4] g = GBIF,[5] b =[6]

Stanger-Hall, Kathrin F.; Lloyd, James E. & Hillis, David M. (2007): Phylogeny of North American fireflies (Coleoptera: Lampyridae): Implications for the evolution of light signals. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 45(1): 33-49. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2007.05.013 PMID 17644427 PDF fulltext
Martin, Gavin J.; Stanger-Hall, Kathrin F.; Branham, Marc A.; et al. (1 November 2019). Jordal, Bjarte (ed.). "Higher-Level Phylogeny and Reclassification of Lampyridae (Coleoptera: Elateroidea)". Insect Systematics and Diversity. Oxford University Press ). 3 (6). doi:10.1093/isd/ixz024.
"Lampyrini Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-27.
"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-27.
"GBIF". Retrieved 2018-04-27.
"Lampyrini Tribe Information". Retrieved 2018-04-27.

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