Balcus

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Divisio: Neoptera
Subdivisio: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Cucujiformia
Superfamilia: Cleroidea
Familia: Cleridae
Subfamilia: Clerinae
Genus: Balcus
Species: B. signatus - B. violaceus

Name

Balcus Sharp, 1877

Gender

masculine

Type species

* Balcus niger Sharp, 1877 [=Notoxus violaceus Fabricius, 1775]

References

* Radford, W.P.K. 1981: The Fabrician types of the Australian and New Zealand Coleoptera in the Banks Collection at the British Museum (Natural History). Records of the South Australian Museum, 18: 155-198. PDF BUGZ
* 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; 14: 7-10. BUGZ (relevant page missing!)

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