Brachypterus urticae, copyright Udo Schmidt.

Belongs within: Nitidulidae.

The Kateretidae are a group of plant-feeding beetles found in temperate and subtropical regions of the world (Bouchard 2014).

<==Kateretidae [Kateretinae] B14
|–Brachyleptus quadratus (Sturm 1844) B14
|–Anthoneus B14
|–Brachypterolus B14
|–Amartus B14
|–Anamartus B14
|–Heterhelus solani B14, C01
|–Kateretes B14
`–Brachypterus B14
|–B. fulvipes C01
|–B. gravidus C01
|–B. pubescens Schüppel 1847 E12
|–B. sibiricus Csiki 1901 C01
`–B. urticae C01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B14] Bouchard, P. (ed.) 2014. The Book of Beetles: A lifesize guide to six hundred of nature’s gems. Ivy Press: Lewes (United Kingdom).

[C01] Csiki, E. 1901. Bogarak [Coleopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 75–120. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l’Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

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