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Taxonavigation: Tenebrionoidea 

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: Tenebrionoidea

Familia: Aderidae
Genus: Ganascus
Species: G. ptinoides – G. ventricosus


Ganascus Casey, 1895


  • Ganascus Casey, 1895: 803
  • Sandytes Casey, 1895: 806 [syn. Werner (1990: 190)]

Type species[edit]

  • Ganascus Casey: Xylophilus ventricosus LeConte, 1875, by subsequent designation by Werner (1990: 190)
  • Sandytes Casey: Xylophilus ptinoides Schwarz, 1878, by monotypy


  • Werner, F.G. 1990: Revision of the Aderidae of eastern North America. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 98: 187–232. JSTOR