Taxon profile


reticulated beetles
Cupedidae Laporte de Castelnau, 1836

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Coleoptera - beetles »  superfamily Cupedoidea

Scientific synonyms

incl. Tetraphaleridae
Cupesidae Alluaud, 1900
Cupesidae Lacordaire, 1858

Temporal range:Triassic > Upper Triassic – recent


Tenomerga mucida

Tenomerga mucida, female

Author: Takahashi

Prolixocupes latreillei

Prolixocupes latreillei

Author: David R. Maddison

Priacma serrata

Priacma serrata

Author: David R. Maddison

Included taxa

Number of records: 25

subfamily Cupedinae Laporte de Castelnau, 1836
Cretaceous: Lower Cretaceous – recent
subfamily Ommatinae Sharp & Muir, 1912
Triassic: Upper Triassic – recent

Fossil taxa

subfamily Triadocupedinae Ponomarenko, 1966
genus Argentinocupes Martins-Neto, Gallego & Mancusco, 2006 inc.sed.
genus Clinomerus Carpenter, 1985 inc.sed.
genus Cupedites Ponomarenko, 1985 inc.sed.
genus Doggeriopsis Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Ensicupes Hong, 1976 inc.sed.
genus Euteticoleus Hong, 1983 inc.sed.
genus Fuscicupes Hong & Wang, 1990 inc.sed.
genus Gansucupes Hong, 1982 inc.sed.
genus Hebeicoleus Hong, 1992 inc.sed.
genus Ironicus Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Katapontisus Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Kelidus Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Liassocupes Zeuner, 1962 inc.sed.
genus Mesotricupes Hong, 1982 inc.sed.
genus Paradoggeria Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Petalocupes Hong, 1982 inc.sed.
genus Stigmenamma Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Synodus Hong, 1982 inc.sed.
genus Tenthyridium Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.
genus Tetrocupes Hong, 1983 inc.sed.
genus Tripocoleus Hong, 1982 inc.sed.
genus Zigadenia Handlirsch, 1906 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [101750]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Cupedidae Laporte de Castelnau, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
EN Bouchard et al. (2011): Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta), ZooKeys 88: 1–972. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.88.807 [as Cupedidae Laporte, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2019

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extinct taxon

inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon