Agonocheila

Agonocheila curtula, copyright Simon Grove.

Belongs within: Harpalinae.

Agonocheila is an Australasian genus of ground beetles with a toothed mentum, two pairs of lateral setae on the pronotum, a conspicuously short-pubescent and roughened elytral surface, and simple tarsi with several teeth on the claws.

<==Agonocheila Chaudoir 1848 [=Agonochila (l. c.)] LM87
|–*A. guttata Chaudoir 1848 LM87
|–A. anomala Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila anomala] LM87
|–A. biguttata Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila biguttata] LM87
|–A. bimaculata Sloane 1920 [=Agonochila bimaculata] LM87
|–A. binotata (White 1846) [=Lebia binotata] LM87
|–A. chaudoiri Sloane 1898 [=Agonochila chaudoiri] LM87
|–A. cribripennis Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila cribripennis] LM87
|–A. curtula (Erichson 1842) [=Cymindis curtula; incl. Agonochila corticalis Chaudoir 1869] LM87
|–A. fasciata Sloane 1898 [=Agonochila fasciata] LM87
|–A. fenestrata Blackburn 1892 LM87
|–A. flindersi Sloane 1920 [=Agonochila flindersi] LM87
|–A. froggatti (Macleay 1888) [=Philophlaeus (l. c. for Philophloeus) froggatti] LM87
|–A. irrita (Newman 1842) [=Lebia irrita] LM87
|–A. koebelei Blackburn 1895 LM87
|–A. lutosa (Newman 1840) [=Lebia lutosa; incl. Thyreopterus subangulatus Germar 1848] LM87
|–A. macleayi Sloane 1911 [=Agonochila macleayi] LM87
|–A. minima (Macleay 1864) (see below for synonymy) LM87
|–A. mollis (Newman 1842) [=Lebia mollis] LM87
|–A. ovalis Sloane 1923 [=Agonochila ovalis] LM87
|–A. perplexa Blackburn 1894 LM87
|–A. plagiata Sloane 1916 [=Agonochila plagiata] LM87
|–A. punctulata Sloane 1911 [=Agonochila punctulata] LM87
|–A. quadricollis Sloane 1911 [=Agonochila quadricollis] LM87
|–A. ruficollis Sloane 1898 [=Agonochila ruficollis] LM87
|–A. signata Moore 1963 [=Agonochila signata] LM87
|–A. sinuosa Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila sinuosa] LM87
|–A. stictica Blackburn 1895 LM87
|–A. subfasciata Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila subfasciata] LM87
|–A. sublaevis Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila sublaevis] LM87
|–A. suturalis Macleay 1871 LM87
`–A. vittula Chaudoir 1869 [=Agonochila vittula] LM87

Agonocheila minima (Macleay 1864) [=Sarathrocrepis (l. c. for Sarothrocrepis) minima; incl. Agonochila litterav Chaudoir 1869] LM87

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[LM87] Lawrence, J. F., B. P. Moore, J. E. Pyke & T. A. Weir. 1987. Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 4. Coleoptera: Archostemata, Myxophaga and Adephaga. Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.

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