Taxonavigation: Tenebrionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Ciidae
Subfamilia: Ciinae
Tribus: Ciini - Orophiini - Xylographellini

Overview of genera


Acanthocis - Anoplocis - Amphibolocis – Apterocis - Atlantocis - Australocis – Ceracis - Cis - Cisarthron - Ctenocis – Dichodontocis - Dimerapterocis - Diphyllocis - Ditrichocis – Dolichocis - Echinocis – Ennearthron - Euxestocis - Falsocis - Glyphidope – Grossicis - Hadreule - Hyalocis - Lipopterocis - Malacocis - Malleecis – Neoapterocis - Neoennearthron - Nipponapterocis - Nipponocis - Notapterocis – Octotemnus - Odontocis - Orthocis - Paratrichapus - Paraxestocis - Phellinocis - Plesiocis - Polynesicis - Porculus - Pseudeuxestocis – Rhopalodontus - Strigocis - Sulcacis - Trichapus - Wagaicis - Xylographus



Ciinae Leach, 1819


  • Leach, W.E. 1819. [new genera]. In: Samouelle G.: The entomologist’s useful compendium; or an introduction to the knowledge of British insects comprising the best means of obtaining and preserving them, and a description of the apparatus generally used; together with the genera of Linné, and the modern method of arranging the classes Crustacea, Myriapoda, spiders, mites and insects from their affinities and structure, according to the views of Dr. Leach. Also an explanation of the terms used in entomology: a calendar of the times of appearance, and usual situations of near 3000 species of British insects; with instructions for collecting and fitting up objects for the microscope. London: Thomas Boys, 496 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Lawrence, J.F. 2016. The Australian Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea): A preliminary revision. Zootaxa 4198(1): 1–208. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4198.1.1. Reference page
  • Lawrence, J.F. 2019. The Australian Ciidae (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea): supplement. Zootaxa 4555(4): 451–490. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4555.4.1   Reference page
  • Sandoval-Gómez, V.E. & Lopes-Andrade, C. 2015: Aliocis, a replacement name for the preoccupied ciid genus Anoplocis Kawanabe, 1996 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea: Ciidae). Zootaxa 3946(4): 599–600. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3946.4.11. Full article PDF Reference page