Taxonavigation: Elateroidea 

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: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Elateriformia
Superfamilia: Elateroidea

Familia: Telegeusidae
Genera: Platydrilus – Pseudokarumia – Pseudotelegeusis – Stenodrilus – Telegeusis –


Telegeusidae Leng, 1920: 152


Primary referencesEdit

  • Leng, C.W. 1920. Catalogue of the Coleoptera of America, North of Mexico. John D. Sherman, Jr., Mount Vernon, New York, x + 470 pp. BHL Reference page

Additional referencesEdit

  • Ivie, M.A. 2002: The transfer of Pseudokarumia Pic from Dascillidae (Karumiinae) to Telegeusidae, with a key to world genera of Telegusidae[Telegeusidae]. Coleopterists bulletin, 56: 582–584.
  • Lawrence, J.F. 2010: 4.12. Telegeusidae Leng, 1920. Pp. 123-126 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
  • López-Pérez, S. & Zaragoza-Caballero, S. 2021. Two new genera of Telegeusidae (Coleoptera) from Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 92: e923613: 1-10. DOI: 10.22201/ib.20078706e.2021.92.3613.  . Reference page


Vernacular namesEdit

English: long-lipped beetles