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Orphninae is a subfamily of beetles in the scarab beetle family, Scarabaeidae. There are two tribes in the family, the New World Aegidiini and the Old World Orphnini.[1] They are mostly tropical beetles.[2] As of 2013 there are about 195 species in the subfamily. They are classified in 15 genera: 4 in the tribe Aegidiini and 11 in the Orphnini. In addition, the genus Stenosternus is provisionally placed in the Aegidiini.[2] Taxonomy[edit] Taxa include:[1][3]

Tribe Aegidiini

Genus Aegidiellus Genus Aegidium Genus Aegidinus Genus Paraegidium Genus Stenosternus[2]

Tribe Orphnini

Genus Madecorphnus Genus Pseudorphnus Genus Renorphnus Genus Triodontus

References[edit]

^ a b Jameson, M. L. and F. C. Ocampo. Orphninae. Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles. University of Nebraska State Museum. 2005 Version. ^ a b c Frolov, A. (2013). Stenosternus Karsch, a possible link between Neotropical and Afrotropical Orphninae (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae). ZooKeys 335 33-46. ^ Frolov, A. V. and O. Montreuil. (2009). A new genus of Orphninae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Madagascar. Zoosystematica Rossica 18(1) 65-69.

External links[edit]

Key to New World Orphninae Genera. Generic Guide to New World Scarab Beetles. University of Nebraska State Museum.

Taxon identifiers

Wd: Q4045995 EoL: 2655261 Fossilworks: 70045 ITIS: 678502 NCBI: 207266

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