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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: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Tenebrionidae
Subfamilia: Alleculinae
Genus: Tanychilus
Species (9): T. aeratus – T. dubius – T. gouldi – T. metallicus – T. pulcher – T. ruber – T. sobrinus – T. sophorae – T. striatus

Unaccepted species (2): T. minor – T. opacus

Tanychilus Newman, 1838
Type species

not fixed?
not 'Tanychilus metallicus White', as stated in error by Watt (1992: 24)

cited sources

Newman, E. 1838: Entomological notes. Entomological magazine, 5: 483–500. Internet Archive BHL
Watt, J.C. 1992: Tenebrionidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): catalogue of types and keys to taxa. Fauna of New Zealand, (26)

Additional references

Leschen, R.A.B.; Lawrence, J.F.; Kuschel, G.; Thorpe, S.; Wang, Q. 2003: Coleoptera genera of New Zealand. New Zealand entomologist, 26: 15–28.


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