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Antherophagus  Dejean, 1821
Taxonomic Serial No.: 899246

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2010   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderColeoptera Linnaeus, 1758 – beetles, coléoptères, besouro  
                                  SuborderPolyphaga Emery, 1886  
                                     InfraorderCucujiformia Lameere, 1938  
                                        SuperfamilyCucujoidea Latreille, 1802  
                                           FamilyCryptophagidae Kirby, 1826 – silken fungus beetles  
                                              SubfamilyCryptophaginae Kirby, 1826  
                                                 TribeCryptophagini Kirby, 1826  
                                                    GenusAntherophagus Dejean, 1821  
    Direct Children:  
                                                       Species Antherophagus convexulus LeConte, 1863  
                                                       Species Antherophagus ochraceus Melsheimer, 1844  
                                                       Species Antherophagus pallidivestis Casey, 1900  
                                                       Species Antherophagus suturalis Mäklin, 1853  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Bousquet, Yves  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: A review of the North American genera of Cryptophaginae (Coleoptera: Cryptophagidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Coleopterists' Bulletin, vol. 43, no. 1   
  Page(s): 1-17   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0010-065X   
  Reference for: Antherophagus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Dejean, P. F. M. A.  
  Publication Date: 1821   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalogue de la collection de coléoptères de M. le Baron Dejean   
  Page(s): 136   
  Publisher: Crevot   
  Publication Place: Paris, France   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Antherophagus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Latreille, P. A. / Cuvier, G., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1929   
  Article/Chapter Title: Crustacés, arachnides et partie des insectes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Le Règne animal distribué d'après son organisation, pour servir de base à l'histoire naturelle des animaux et d'introduction à l'anatomie comparée, Nouvelle édition rev. et aug., vol. 4   
  Page(s): xxvii + 584   
  Publisher: Déterville   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Antherophagus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Leschen, Richard A. B.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogeny and Revision of the Genera of Cryptophagidae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The University of Kansas Science Bulletin, vol. 55, no. 15   
  Page(s): 549-634   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0022-8850   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Antherophagus   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Leschen, Richard A. B., and Paul E. Skelley / Arnett, R. H., Jr., et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Family 85. Cryptophagidae Kirby 1837   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Beetles, vol. 2: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea   
  Page(s): 338-342   
  Publisher: CRC Press LLC   
  Publication Place: Boca Raton, Florida, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8493-0954-9   
  Reference for: Antherophagus   

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  Comment: The genus name Antherophagus has been variously attributed to Dejean 1821:45 (e.g., Leschen 1996:587) or to Latreille 1829:507 (e.g., Bousquet 1989:12). Under the current International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, Dejean's use is now considered valid by indication with the type species being designated by Westwood, as cited by Leschen (pers. comm., Dr. Paul Skelley, January 2013)  



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