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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cucujoidea

Familia: Nitidulidae
Subfamilia: Nitidulinae
Tribus: Nitidulini

Aethina complex: Aethina - Anister - Australaethina - Lasiodactylus - Neopocadius - Psilonitidula
Ipidia complex: Ipidia - Perilopa - Platychora - Psilotus - Taracta - †Palaeometopia
Megauchenia complex: Axyra - Megauchenia - Megaucheniodes - Pseudoplatychora - Taraphia - Tetrisus
Nitidula complex: Nitidula - Omosita
Perilopsis complex: Cratonura - Epuraeopsis - Perilopsis
Phenolia complex: Gaulodes - Ostomarcha - Phenolia - Stelidota - Ussuriphia
Pocadius complex: Atarphia - Australycra - Bolivitoxus - Hebasculinus - Hebascus - Hyleopocadius - Kryzhanovskiella - Menatoraea – Neohebascus - Neothalycra - Niliodes - †Palaeolycra – Parapocadius - Physoronia - Pleuroneces - Pocadiolycra - Pocadionta - Pocadites - Pocadius - Quadrifrons - Rixerodes - Tagmalycra - Thalycra - Thalycrinella - Thalycrodes - †Omositoidea
Prometopia complex: Prometopia
Soronia complex: Amphotis - Annachramus - Hisparonia - Lobiopa - Macleayania - Omosiphila - Ornosia - Pleoronia - Sebastianiella - Soronia - Stenoronia - Temnoracta - †Microsoronia


Nitidulini Latreille, 1802

Carlton, C.; Leschen, R.A.B. 2007: Descriptions of Soronia complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulinae) larvae of New Zealand with comments on life history and taxonomy. New Zealand entomologist, 30: 41–51. PDF
Dasgupta, J., Pal, T.K. & Hegde, V.D. 2015. Review of the Megauchenia Macleay of India (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Prometopinae). Zootaxa 4058(4): 551–560. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4058.4.6. Preview (PDF) Reference page.
Kirejtshuk, A.G. 2004: Four new genera of the Soronia complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and tropical America with notes on composition of the complex and description of new species from Southern Hemisphere. Russian entomological journal, 12: 239–256. page scans
Kirejtshuk, A.G. 2006: New species of the genus Physoronia from the Far East and Kryzhanovskiella gen. n. from Australia, with taxonomic notes on the Pocadius complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici, 98: 121–132. PDF
Kirejtshuk, A.G. 2008: A current generic classification of sap beetles (Coleoptera, Nitidulidae). Zoosystematica Rossica, 17: 107–122. PDF
Kirejtshuk, A.G. 2009: A new genus and species of SAP beetles from Bolivia (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). Proceedings of the Zoological Institute RAS, 313 (1): 33–40. Full article: [1].
Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Kurochkin, A.S. 2010: [New species of sap beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulini) from the Baltic and Bitterfeld ambers.] Paleontologicheskii zhurnal, 2010(1): 49–61. [in Russian, English translation in Paleontological journal, 44(1): 53–67. ISSN: 0031-0301 DOI: 10.1134/S0031030110010089]
Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Lawrence, J.F. 1992: Review of the Thalycrodes complex of genera (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) endemic to the Australian region. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 31(2): 119–142. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.1992.tb00469.x page scans
Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Lawrence, J.F. 1999: Notes on the Aethina complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae: Nitidulinae), with a review of Aethina (Cleidorura) subgen. nov. and Aethina (Idaethina) Gemminger et Harold. Annales zoologici, 49(3): 233–254. page scans
Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Leschen, R.A.B. 1998: Review of the Thalycra complex (Coleoptera: Nitidulinae) with three new genera and notes on mycophagy. Annales zoologici, 48: 253–273. page scans
Kirejtshuk, A.G. & Nel, A. 2018. Nitidulidae (Coleoptera) from the Paleocene of Menat (France). Zootaxa 4402(1): 1–41. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4402.1.1 Reference page.
Kirejtshuk, A.G.; Poinar, G., jr. 2007: Species of two paleoendemic sap beetle genera of the tribe Nitidulini (Nitidulidae: Coleoptera) from the Baltic and Dominican amber. Paleontologicheskii zhurnal, (6): 39–49. [in Russian, English translation in Paleontological journal, 41(6): 629–641]

Nitidulini is a tribe of sap-feeding beetles in the family Nitidulidae. There are about 10 genera and at least 20 described species in Nitidulini.[1][2]
Stelidota geminata


These 10 genera belong to the tribe Nitidulini:

Aethina Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Amphotis Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Lobiopa Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Nitidula Fabricius, 1775 i c g b
Omosita Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Phenolia Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Pocadius Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Soronia Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Stelidota Erichson, 1843 i c g b
Thalycra Erichson, 1843 i c g b

Data sources: i = ITIS,[3] c = Catalogue of Life,[4] g = GBIF,[5] b =[1]

"Nitidulini Tribe Information". Retrieved 2018-04-06.
"Nitidulini Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-06.
"ITIS, Integrated Taxonomic Information System". Retrieved 2018-04-06.
"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-06.

"GBIF". Retrieved 2018-04-06.

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.
Blatchley, W.S. (1910). An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera, beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana. Nature Pub.
Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys. Pensoft Publishers (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.
Crotch, G.R. (1873). Check list of the Coleoptera of America, north of Mexico. Naturalists' Agency. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38811. ISBN 0665070772.
Evans, Arthur V.; Hogue, James N. (2006). Field Guide to Beetles of California. University of California Press. ISBN 978-0520246577.
Klimaszewski, Jan; Watt, J.Charles (1997). "Coleoptera: family-group review and keys to identification". Fauna of New Zealand. 37.
Lawrence, J.F.; Newton Jr., A.F. (1995). Pakaluk, James; Slipinski, Stanislaw Adam (eds.). Families and subfamilies of Coleoptera (with selected genera, notes, references and data on family-group names). Biology, Phylogeny, and Classification of Coleoptera: Papers Celebrating the 80th Birthday of Roy A. Crowson. 2. Muzeum i Instytut Zoologii PAN. pp. 779–1006. ISBN 83-85192-34-4.
LeConte, J.L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 0665100558.
Leng, Charles W. (1920). Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.8777.
Lord, Nathan Patrick; Hartley, Christopher S.; Lawrence, John F.; McHugh, Joseph V.; et al. (2010). "Phylogenetic analysis of the minute brown scavenger beetles (Coleoptera: Latridiidae), and recognition of a new beetle family, Akalyptoischiidae fam. n. (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)". Systematic Entomology. 35 (4): 753–763. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00532.x. ISSN 0307-6970. S2CID 54735522.
Price, M.B.; Young, D.K. (2006). "An annotated checklist of Wisconsin sap and short-winged flower beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae, Kateretidae)". Insecta Mundi. 20: 69–84.
White, Richard E. (1998) [1983]. A Field Guide to the Beetles of North America (Peterson Field Guides). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. ISBN 0395910897.

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