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Taxonavigation: Cucujoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cucujoidea

Familia: Silvanidae
Subfamilia: Brontinae
Tribus: Brontini
Genera: Brontopriscus
Species: B. pleuralis – B. sinuatus


Brontopriscus Sharp, 1886



Type species[edit]


cited sources[edit]

  • Sharp, D. 1877: Descriptions of some new species, and indications of new genera of Coleoptera from New Zealand. Entomologist's monthly magazine, 13: 265–272. Internet Archive BHL BUGZ
  • Sharp, D. 1886: On New Zealand Coleoptera, with descriptions of new genera and species. Scientific transactions of the Royal Dublin Society (2), 3: 351–454, plates XII-XIII. Internet Archive Biodiversity Heritage Library

Additional references[edit]

  • Lefkovitch, L.P. 1961: Notes on New Zealand Cucujidae and Silvanidae (Coleoptera). Entomologist's monthly magazine, 97: 143–144. BUGZ
  • Leschen, R.A.B.; Lawrence, J.F.; Kuschel, G.; Thorpe, S.; Wang, Q. 2003: Coleoptera genera of New Zealand. New Zealand entomologist, 26: 15–28. PDF
  • Thomas, M.C. 2004: The Brontini of the world: a generic review of the tribe (Coleoptera: Silvanidae: Brontinae). Insecta Mundi, 17: 1–31. PDF
  • Watt, J.C. 1983: Beetles (Coleoptera) of Auckland. Tane, 29: 31–50. BUGZ