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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: Prostomidae
Genera (3): Dryocora – Prostomis – †Vetuprostomis


Prostomidae C.G. Thomson, 1859


  • Engel, M.S.; Grimaldi, D.A. 2008: A jugular-horned beetle in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Coleoptera: Prostomidae). Alavesia, 2: 215–218. PDF
  • I.Löbl & A.Smetana (eds). 2008 Catalogue of Palearctic Coleoptera. Vol. 5: Tenebrionoidea. Apollo Books, Stenstrup, Denmark
    ISBN 87-88757-84-6, p. 352
  • Park, J.-S.; Ahn, K.-J. 2005: A taxonomic note on the little known family Prostomidae in Korea (Coleoptera: Tenebrionoidea). Entomological research, 35: 169–171.
  • Seago, A.; Beutel, R.G. 2010: 11.15. Prostomidae G.G. Thomson, 1859. Pp. 659-667 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
  • Young, D.K. 1991: Prostomidae (Tenebrionoidea). Pp. 515-516 in: Lawrence, J.F. (coordinator) Order Coleoptera, in: Stehr, F.W. (ed.) Immature insects, 2 . Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Iowa, USA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: jugular-horned beetles, red log beetles