Wattadelium

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: Tenebrionoidea
Familia: Tenebrionidae
Subfamilia: Lagriinae
Tribus: Adeliini
Genera: Wattadelium
Species (3): W. alienum - W. curtulum - W. pleurale

Name

Wattadelium Emberson, 2000 [nomen novum pro Edalus Broun, 1893]

Synonymy

* Edalus Broun, 1893 [nec Edalus Broun, 1886]. Type species: Edalus opacus Broun, 1893 [=Adelium alienum Broun, 1880], by subsequent designation by Gebien (1942: 746).

References

* Emberson, R.M. 2000: The many names of the colydiine beetle Rytinotus squamulosus Broun (Coleoptera: Zopheridae), and a replacement name for Edalus Broun, 1893 (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). New Zealand entomologist, 23: 23–25. [1]
* Watt, J.C. 1992: Tenebrionidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): catalogue of types and keys to taxa. Fauna of New Zealand, 26.

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