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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: Cleroidea

Familia: Mauroniscidae
Genera: AmecomycterDasyrhadusMauroniscusMecomycterMectemycorScuromanius

Mauroniscidae Majer, 1995

Gimmel, M.L., Bocakova, M., Gunter, N.L. & Leschen, R.A.B. 2019. Comprehensive phylogeny of the Cleroidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia). Systematic Entomology 44(3): 527–558. DOI: 10.1111/syen.12338 Paywall. Reference page.
Lawrence, J.F. 2010: 9.10. Mauroniscidae Majer, 1994. Pp. 271-273 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 DOI: 10.1515/9783110911213.271
Majer, K. 1995: Revision of the family Mauroniscidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cleroidea). Entomologische Abhandlungen (Dresden), 57: 57–89.



Mauroniscidae is a family of soft-winged flower beetles in the order Coleoptera, formerly included in the family Melyridae. There are presently five or six genera and roughly 30 described species in Mauroniscidae.[1][2]


Amecomycter Majer, 1995
Mauroniscus Bourgeois, 1911
Mecomycter Horn, 1882
Mectemycor Majer, 1995
Scuromanius Majer, 1995

Incertae sedis in Mauroniscidae

Dasyrhadus Fall, 1910[3]


"Mauroniscidae Family Information". Retrieved 2019-01-19.
Mayor, A.J., Chaboo, C.S. (2015) Beetles (Coleoptera) of Peru: A survey of the families. Mauroniscidae Majer, 1994. J. Kansas Ent. Soc. 88: 215-216.

Gimmel, Matthew L.; Bocakova, Milada; Gunter, Nicole L.; Leschen, Richard A.B. (2019). "Comprehensive phylogeny of the Cleroidea (Coleoptera: Cucujiformia)". Systematic Entomology. 44 (3): 527–558. doi:10.1111/syen.12338.

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. ISBN 978-0849309540.
Bouchard, P.; Bousquet, Y.; Davies, A.; Sikes, D. (2013). "Checklist of beetles (Coleoptera) of Canada and Alaska". ZooKeys (360): 1–44. doi:10.3897/zookeys.360.4742. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3867111. PMID 24363590.
Crotch, G.R. (1873). Check list of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. Naturalists' Agency. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38811. ISBN 9780665070778.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 978-0665100550.
Majer, Karel (1995). "A review of the classification of the Melyridae and related families (Coleoptera, Cleroidea)". Entomologica Basiliensia. 17: 319–390. ISSN 0253-2484.
Majer, Karel (1995). "Revision of the family Mauroniscidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cleroidea)". Entomologische Abhandlungen (Dresden). 57: 57–89.

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