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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
Genus: Mauroniscus

Mauroniscus Bourgeois, 1911

Primary references

Bourgeois 1911: Bull. Mus. Hist. nat. Paris, 17, 211.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Mauroniscus is a genus of beetles in the family Mauroniscidae, historically included in the family Melyridae. The ten known species of this genus are found in South America in the countries of Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, and Peru.[1]

Mauroniscus apicalis (Pic, 1910)
Mauroniscus boliviensis Majer, 1995
Mauroniscus chiliensis Estrada & Solervicens, 2021[2]
Mauroniscus discipennis (Pic, 1910)
Mauroniscus germaini Majer, 1995
Mauroniscus maculatus (Pic, 1927)
Mauroniscus roberti Bourgeois, 1911
Mauroniscus subfasciatus (Pic, 1910)
Mauroniscus titschaki (Pic, 1954)
Mauroniscus wayrauchi Majer, 1995


Majer, K. (1995) Revision of the family Mauroniscidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cleroidea). Entomologische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 57(3): 57–89.
Estrada, P. and J. Solervicens. 2021. Description of a new species of Mauroniscus Bourgeois, 1911 from Chile (Coleoptera: Mauroniscidae). Zootaxa 4915(1): 127-132.

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