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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: Cleroidea

Familia: Cleridae
Subfamilia: Tarsosteninae
Genus: Paratillus
Species (4): P. analis – P. basalis – P. carus – P. sumatranus

Paratillus Gorham, 1876
Type species: Clerus carus Newman, 1840
Fixation: original designation

Primary references

Gorham, H.S. 1876: Notes on the Coleoptera family Cleridae, with descriptions of new genera and species. CISTULA ENTOMOL.: 2: 57–106. [first availability, see p. 62]

Additional references

Gorham, H.S. 1878: Descriptions of new genera and species of Cleridae, with notes on the genera and corrections of synonymy. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1878: 153–167. BHL [see p. 157]


Nomenclator Zoologicus

Paratillus is a genus of checkered beetles in the family Cleridae. There is one described species in Paratillus, P. carus.[1][2][3]

"Paratillus Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-09-24.
"Paratillus". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-09-24.

"Paratillus genus Information". Retrieved 2019-09-24.

Further reading

Grace, J. Kenneth; Wood, David L. (1985). "An Introduced Clerid, Paratillus carus (Newman) (Coleoptera: Cleridae), Preying on Lyctus brunneus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Lycidae) in California Live Oak". Pan-Pacific Entomologist. 61 (4). ISSN 0031-0603.
Lobl, I.; Smetana, A., eds. (2007). Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera, Volume 4: Elateroidea - Derodontoidea - Bostrichoidea - Lymexyloidea - Cleroidea - Cucujoidea. Apollo Books. ISBN 978-8788757675.

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