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
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Pterogeniidae
Genera: Anogenius – Histanocerus – Katagenius – Kryptogenius – Laenagenius – Pterogenius – Tychogenius

[list of genera after Löbl (2005)]


  • Pterogeniidae Crowson, 1953
    • Original status: valid family
    • Type genus: Pterogenius Candèze, 1861
    • Stem: Pterogeni-


  • Burckhardt, D.; Löbl, I. 1992: A review of the Pterogeniidae (Coleoptera). Zoological journal of the Linnean Society, 104: 243–291. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-3642.1992.tb00924.x
  • Crowson, R.A. 1953: The classification of the families of British Coleoptera [part]. Entomologist's monthly magazine, 89: 37–59.
  • Lawrence, J.F. 1977: The family Pterogeniidae, with notes on the phylogeny of the Heteromera. Coleopterists bulletin, 31: 25–56. JSTOR
  • Lawrence, J.F. 1982: Coleoptera. pp. 482–553 in Parker, S.P. (ed.) Synopsis and classification of living organisms, 2 . McGraw-Hill, USA.
  • Lawrence, J.F. 1991: Pterogeniidae (Tenebrionoidea). pp. 501–502 in: Lawrence, J.F. (coordinator) Order Coleoptera, in: Stehr, F.W. (ed.) Immature insects, 2 . Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Iowa, USA.
  • Lawrence, J.F. 2010: 11.3. Pterogeniidae Crowson, 1953. pp. 501–504 in: Leschen, R.A.B.; Beutel, R.G.; Lawrence, J.F. (volume eds.) Coleoptera, beetles. Volume 2: Morphology and systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3110190753 ISBN 9783110190755
  • Löbl, I. 2005: Laenagenius apterus gen. et sp.nov. from China (Coleoptera: Pterogeniidae). Entomological problems, 35: 153–155.
  • Löbl, I.; Leschen, R.A.B. 1994: Anogenius clypealis (Coleoptera: Pterogeniidae), a new genus and species from Malaysia. Entomological problems, 25: 53–57.
  • I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2008 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 5: Tenebrionoidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark
    ISBN 87-88757-84-6, p. 55


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