Broscinae

Belongs within: Conjunctae.Contains: Broscini. The Broscinae are a group of ground beetles characterised by a pedunculate connection between the pro- and mesothorax, and a single supraorbital seta. Members of the genus Apotomus, which have elongate palps and an unmargined prothorax, are found on mudflats adjacent to rivers (Bouchard 2014). <==Broscinae [Broschidae, Broscitae] |–+–BrosciniR-JC01 | `–Melaenitae… Continue reading Broscinae

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Promecoderus

Belongs within: Broscini. Promecoderus is an Australian genus of broscin ground beetles characterised by the presence of a median tooth on the mentum. <==Promecoderus Dejean 1829 [incl. Acallistus Sharp 1886, Anheterus Putzeys 1868, Cnemacanthus Gray 1832]LM87 |–*P. brunnicornis Dejean 1829 [incl. P. degener Guérin-Méneville 1841, P. morosus Putzeys 1868]LM87 |–P. albaniensis Castelnau 1867LM87 |–P. ambiguus… Continue reading Promecoderus

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Broscini

Belongs within: Broscinae.Contains: Mecodema, Promecoderus. The Broscini are a group of large ground beetles with a pedunculate thorax, most diverse in the Australasian region (Britton 1949). The genus Broscus, species of which are relatively large and have two pairs of setae on the pronotum and eight or nine setae laterally on the elytra, is found… Continue reading Broscini

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