Laccopterum

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Laccopterum is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles characterised by ovate and foveate elytra, tridentate anterior tibiae and two supra-orbital punctures. <==Laccopterum Macleay 1878 [=Laccoscaphus Sloane 1905]LM87 |–L. macleayi Sloane 1897 [=Carenum spencei Macleay 1878 non Westwood 1841, *Laccopterum spencei]LM87 |–L. cyaneum (Fabricius 1775) (see below for synonymy)LM87 |–L. darwiniense (Macleay… Continue reading Laccopterum

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Scaritinae

Belongs within: Conjunctae.Contains: Laccopterum, Scaraphites, Conopterum, Neocarenum, Monocentrum, Euryscaphus, Carenum, Scarites, Clivina, Dyschiriodes, Dyschirius. The Scaritinae are a diverse group of ground beetles with body forms commonly modified for digging. The body is pedunculate with a marked constriction between pro- and mesothorax. The fore coxal cavities are closed behind and the mid coxal cavities laterally open,… Continue reading Scaritinae

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Neocarenum

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Neocarenum is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles characterised by moniliform antennae, sub-securiform labial palpi and bidentate anterior tibiae. <==Neocarenum Castelnau 1867LM87 |–N. singulare Castelnau 1867 [=N. singularis]LM87 |–N. angustatum Sloane 1894LM87 |–N. blackburni Sloane 1895LM87 |–N. cylindripenne Bates 1874LM87 |–N. dingo Sloane 1916LM87 |–N. elongatum (Macleay 1864) [=Carenum elongatum; incl.… Continue reading Neocarenum

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Conopterum

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Conopterum is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles, characterised by slender, filiform antennae and bidentate anterior tibiae. <==Conopterum Chaudoir 1868 [incl. Carenidium Chaudoir 1868]LM87 |–*C. insigne Chaudoir 1868LM87 |–C. aberrans (Sloane 1897) [=Eutoma aberrans]LM87 |–C. atrum (Sloane 1916) [=Carenidium atrum]LM87 |–C. bicornutum Macleay 1887LM87 |–C. bifurcum (Sloane 1916) [=Carenidium bifurcum]LM87 |–C.… Continue reading Conopterum

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Carenum

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Carenum is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles, characterised by ovate elytra, bidentate anterior tibiae, an inner subapical puncture on the anterior femora, and a truncate clypeus. <==Carenum Bonelli 1813 (see below for synonymy)LM87 |–C. bonellii Westwood 1842 (see below for synonymy)LM87 |–C. acutipes Sloane 1897LM87 |–C. adelaidae (Blackburn 1888) [=Eutoma… Continue reading Carenum

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Scaraphites

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Scaraphites is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles characterised by filiform palpi and fore tibiae with the second external tooth nearer the apex than the inner apical spine. <==Scaraphites Westwood 1842LM87 |–S. rotundipennis (Dejean 1825) (see below for synonymy)LM87 |–S. confusus (Westwood 1842) [=Scarites (Scaraphites) confusus]LM87 |–S. hirtipes Macleay 1864 [incl.… Continue reading Scaraphites

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Clivina

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Clivina is a cosmopolitan genus of ground beetles with a sharp spine externally on the mid-tibia above or at the apex, and a concavity on either side of the peduncle. <==Clivina Latreille 1802 [incl. Ceratoglossa Macleay 1863, Scolyptus Putzeys 1863]LM87 |–C. (Clivina) [incl. Reichardtula Whitehead in Reichardt 1977]BB01 | |–C. (C.) fossor… Continue reading Clivina

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Monocentrum

Belongs within: Scaritinae. Monocentrum is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles with a very elongate, narrow body form and externally unidentate fore tibiae. <==Monocentrum Chaudoir 1868 [incl. Teratidium Bates 1874]LM87 |–*M. grandiceps Chaudoir 1868LM87 |–M. convexum (Sloane 1905) [=Teratidium convexum]LM87 |–M. frenchi (Sloane 1905) [=Teratidium frenchi]LM87 |–M. laticeps (Sloane 1897) [=Teratidium laticeps]LM87 |–M. longiceps… Continue reading Monocentrum

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