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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
Cladus: Phytophaga
Superfamilia: Chrysomeloidea

Familia: Cerambycidae
Subfamilia: Prioninae
Tribus: Remphanini
Genus: Olethrius

Species: O. admiralis – O. cariosicollis – O. carolinensis – O. glaber – O. laevipennis – O. macrothorax – O. scabripennis – O. tyrannus

Olethrius Thomson, 1861: 316

Type species: Olethrius tyrannus Thomson, 1860 (monotypy)

Opheltes Thomson, 1864: 306 (junior homonym of Opheltes Holmgren, 1859)
Type species: Opheltes Auriculatus Thomson, 1864 (= Mallodon macrothorax Montrouzier, 1861) (original designation & monotypy)

Primary references

Thomson, J. 1860–1861. Essai d'une classification de la famille des cérambycides et matériaux pour servir a une monographie de cette famille. Paris, 404 pp, 3 pls. [1860: pp. 1–128, 1861: pp. 129–396]. BHL DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.9206Reference page.
Thomson, J. 1864. Systema Cerambycidarum ou exposé de tous les genres compris dans la famille des cérambycides et familles limitrophes. Mémoires de la Société Royale des Sciences de Liège 19: 1–540. BHL Reference page.
Vitali, F. 2008. Taxonomic and faunistic notes about the genus Olethrius Thomson, 1860 (Coleoptera Cerambycidae). Entomapeiron Neoentomology 2(1): 1–32. ISBN 978-88-87400-15-1. Abstract Reference page.


Olethrius – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Tavakilian, G. & Chevillotte, H.: TITAN: Cerambycidae database, accessed 2021-09-20.
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