Celibe

Celibe exulans, from Reid et al. (2020).

Belongs within: Heleini.

Celibe is a genus of pie-dish beetles found in southern and eastern Australia, including Lord Howe Island (Matthews & Bouchard 2008).

Characters (from Matthews & Bouchard 2008): Length 8–22 mm. Flightless. Dorsal surfaces glabrous. Edges of clypeus shallowly concave. Dorsal eye lobes more or less transverse, separated by 1.5 to two eye widths. Disc of pronotum more or less evenly convex; pronotal flanges not extended over head. Protibiae not expanded, male often with dilated protarsi. Forespur not enlarged. Metaventrite along midline shorter than first ventrite. Intercoxal process of first ventrite narrowly U-shaped.

<==Celibe Boisduval 1835 [=Cilibe (l. c.)]MB08
    |--*C. australis Boisduval 1835 [incl. Helaeus tarsalis Hope 1848]MB08
    |--C. asperipes (Pascoe 1870) [=Saragus asperipes]MB08
    |--C. brunnipes Boisduval 1835 (see below for synonymy)MB08
    |--C. carinata Brême 1842 [=Cilibe carinata]MB08
    |--C. emarginata Guérin-Méneville 1830 [=Cilibe emarginata; incl. Ce. cassidoides Boisduval 1835]MB08
    |--C. exulans (Pascoe 1866) [=Saragus exulans; incl. S. gulielmi Olliff 1889]MB08
    |--C. geminata (Macleay 1888) [=Saragus geminatus]MB08
    |--C. illateralis (Carter 1911) [=Saragus illateralis]MB08
    |--C. infelix (Pascoe 1866) [=Saragus infelix]MB08
    |--C. interrupta Boisduval 1835 [=Cilibe interrupta; incl. Saragus odewahni Pascoe 1866]MB08
    |--C. laevis (Macleay 1888) [=Saragus laevis]MB08
    |--C. latipes (Carter 1911) [=Saragus latipes]MB08
    |--C. limbata (Pascoe 1869) [=Saragus limbatus]MB08
    |--C. magister (Pascoe 1866) [=Saragus magister; incl. Pterohelaeus icarus Carter 1905]MB08
    |--C. oleata (Carter 1922) [=Saragus oleatus]MB08
    |--C. omeoensis (Carter 1935) [=Saragus omeoensis]MB08
    |--C. otagoensisM59
    |--C. posidonia (Carter 1922) [=Saragus posidonius]MB08
    |--C. prona (Carter 1921) [=Sarabus pronus]MB08
    |--C. punctata (Carter 1924) [=Saragus punctatus]MB08
    |--C. rugosipennis (Macleay 1888) [=Saragus rugosipennis]MB08
    |--C. satelles (Blackburn 1888) [=Saragus satelles]MB08
    |--C. silphoides Boisduval 1835 [=Cilibe silphoides]MB08
    |--C. simplex (Hope 1848) [=Helaeus simplex; incl. Saragus asidoides Pascoe 1866]MB08
    |--C. striatipennis (Macleay 1888) [=Saragus striatipennis]MB08
    |--C. striatopunctata Boisduval 1835B35
    |--C. substriata (Carter 1914) [=Saragus substriatus]MB08
    |--C. westwodii Boisduval 1835B35
    `--C. wilsoni Carter 1925) [=Saragus wilsoni]MB08

Celibe brunnipes Boisduval 1835 [incl. Saragus brunnipennis Macleay 1888, Cilibe brunnipes Brême 1842 non Ce. brunnipes Boisduval 1835, S. macleayi Blackburn 1888, Ci. marginata Solier 1848]MB08

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[B35] Boisduval, J. B. 1835. Voyage de Découvertes de l’Astrolabe. Exécuté par ordre du Roi, pendant les années 1826–1827–1828–1829, sous le commandement de M. J. Dumont d’Urville. Faune entomologique de l’océan Pacifique, avec l’illustration des insectes nouveaux recueillis pendant le voyage vol. 2. Coléoptères et autres ordres. J. Tastu: Paris.

[MB08] Matthews, E. G., & P. Bouchard. 2008. Tenebrionid Beetles of Australia: Descriptions of tribes, keys to genera, catalogue of species. Australian Biological Resources Study: Canberra.

[M59] Morgan, F. D. 1959. The ecology and external morphology of Stolotermes ruficeps Brauer (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae). Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 86 (1): 155–195.

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