Cupes is a genus of beetles in the family Cupedidae. The Cupedidae are typical “reticulate” or “net-winged” beetles with incompletely sclerotized elytra that produce the characteristic reticulate appearance.
Cupes is a monotypic genus that contains the single species Cupes capitatus. This beetle is native to eastern Canada and the eastern United States. The adult is 7.8 millimeters long on average. It is red to gray-brown in color with a bright orange head that is molded into several knobby protuberances.