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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: Histeroidea

Familia: Histeridae
Subfamilia: Onthophilinae
Genera: Epiechinus – Glymma – Onthophilus – Peploglyptus – Sculptura – Sigillum – Vuattouxinus

Onthophilinae W.S.MacLeay, 1819

I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2004 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 2: Hydrophiloidea-Staphylinoidea.
Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark ISBN 87-88757-74-9, p. 89

Onthophilinae is a subfamily of clown beetles in the family Histeridae. There are about 8 genera and at least 80 described species in Onthophilinae.[1][2][3]
Onthophilus striatus


These eight genera belong to the subfamily Onthophilinae:

Cretonthophilus Caterino, Wolf-Schwenninger and Bechly, 2015 (Cretaceous (Early Cenomanian); Myanmar)
Epiechinus Lewis, 1891
Glymma Marseul, 1856
Onthophilus Leach, 1817
Peploglyptus J. L. LeConte, 1880
Sculptura Thérond, 1969
Sigillum Thérond, 1975
Vuattuoxinus Thérond, 1964


"Onthophilinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
"Onthophilinae subfamily Information". Retrieved 2019-05-08.

Bouchard, Patrice; Bousquet, Yves; Davies, Anthony E.; Alonso-Zarazaga, Miguel A.; et al. (2011). "Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)". ZooKeys (88): 1–972. doi:10.3897/zookeys.88.807. ISSN 1313-2989. PMC 3088472. PMID 21594053.

Further reading

Bousquet, Yves; Laplante, Serge (2006). Coleoptera Histeridae. The Insects and Arachnids of Canada. Vol. part 24. NRC Press. ISBN 978-0-660-19399-1. ISSN 0706-7313.
Majka, Christopher G. (2008). "Contributions to the knowledge of Atlantic Canadian Histeridae (Coleoptera)". ZooKeys (2): 189–202. doi:10.3897/zookeys.2.3.
Mazur, Slawomir (2011). A Concise Catalogue of the Histeridae (Insecta: Coleoptera). WULS - SGGW Press. ISBN 978-83-7583-3171.
Kovarik, Peter W.; Caterino, Michael S. (2001). "Family 15: Histeridae". In Arnett, Ross H. Jr.; Thomas, Michael C. (eds.). American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia. CRC Press. pp. 212–227. ISBN 978-0-8493-1925-9.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2015). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 2: Hydrophiloidea - Staphylinoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-90-04-29685-5.
LeConte, J. L. (1861). Classification of the Coleoptera of North America. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections. Vol. 3. Smithsonian Institution. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.38459. ISBN 978-0665100550.

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