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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: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Acrotrichinae
Tribus: Nephanini
Genus: Nephanes
Species: N. euphorbiicola – N. titan – N. tristis – ... In synonymy (4): N. abbreviatella – N. castanoptera – N. curta – N. gibbulus
Check (10): N. flaviventris – N. laeviusculus – N. marchali – N. meridionalis – N. oregonus – N. pubescens – N. puritanus – N. rugulodorsus – N. truncatus – N. vicksburgensis

Nephanes Thomson, 1859
Placed on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology by Melville (1985: 148), with the Name Number 2252
Type species: Trichopteryx abbreviatella Heer, 1841 [=Trichopteryx titan Newman, 1834]


Accepted genus name.


Titan Matthews, 1858
Zamenhofia Vuillet, 1911


Melville, R.V. 1985: Opinion 1307. Ptinella Motschulsky, 1844 and Nephanes Thomson, 1859 (Insecta, Coleoptera): conserved. Bulletin of zoological nomenclature 42(2): 148–149. BHL Reference page.
Thomson 1859: Skand. Coleopt., 1, 62; 1862, 4, 100.

Nephanes is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Ptiliidae.[1]


Nephanes euphorbiicola Israelson, 1976
Nephanes titan (Newman, 1834)


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