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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: Mecomycter

Mecomycter Horn, 1882

Primary references

Horn 1882: Trans. Amer. ent. Soc., 10, 125.


Nomenclator Zoologicus

ecomycter is a genus of beetles in the family Mauroniscidae, historically included in the family Melyridae. The three known species of this genus are found in North America from Kansas west to California.[1]

Mecomycter majeri Howell, 1997[2]
Mecomycter omalinus Horn, 1882
Mecomycter testaceus Majer, 1995


Majer, K. 1995. Revision of the family Mauroniscidae (Insecta: Coleoptera: Cleroidea). Entomologische Abhandlungen (Dresden) 57(3): 57–89.
Howell, C. D. 1997. Three new species of North American Dasytinae, with two new generic keys. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 70: 11–17.

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