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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: Byrrhoidea

Familia: Limnichidae
Subfamilia: Thaumastodinae
Genus: Martinius
Species: M. ripisaltator – M. tellipontis – M. temporalis

Martinius Spilman, 1959. Type species: Martinius tellipontis Spilman, 1959, by original designation.

Spilman, T.J. 1959: A study of the Thaumastodinae, with one new genus and two new species (Limnichidae). Coleopterists bulletin, 13: 111–122.
Spilman, T.J. 1966: A new species of Martinius from Cuba (Coleoptera: Limnichidae). Coleopterists bulletin, 20: 123–125.
Wooldridge, D.P. 1988: Martinius temporalis, a new species from Ecuador (Coleoptera: Limnichidae: Thaumastodinae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 96(3): 314-315. JSTOR Reference page.

Martinius is a genus of minute marsh-loving beetles in the family Limnichidae. There are at least three described species in Martinius.[1]

Martinius ripisaltator Spilman, 1966
Martinius tellepontis Spilman, 1959
Martinius temporalis Wooldridge, 1988


"Browse Martinius". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-23.

Further reading

Arnett, R.H. Jr.; Thomas, M. C.; Skelley, P. E.; Frank, J. H., eds. (2002). American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea. CRC Press.
Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. Vol. 2nd Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
Leng, Charles W. (1920). Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr.
Crotch, G.R. (1873). Check list of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. Naturalists' Agency.
Capinera, John L., ed. (2008). Encyclopedia of Entomology. Springer. ISBN 978-1402062421.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Papp, Charles S. (1984). Introduction to North American Beetles. Entomography Pubns.
White, Richard E. (1983). Peterson Field Guides: Beetles. Houghton Mifflin.

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