Coptocarpus philipi, copyright David R. Madison.

Belongs within: Harpalinae.

Coptocarpus is a genus of ground beetles found in Australia and New Guinea, characterised by asymmetrical fore tarsi in the male and a lack of ambulatory setae on the abdominal sterna.

<==Coptocarpus Chaudoir 1857 LM87
|–*C. australis (Dejean 1831) (see below for synonymy) LM87
|–C. championensis Chaudoir 1882 LM87
|–C. chaudoiri Macleay 1873 LM87
|–C. doddi Sloane 1910 LM87
|–C. fuscitarsis (Blanchard 1853) [=Oodes fuscitarsis] LM87
|–C. gibbus Chaudoir 1882 LM87
|–C. grossus Erwin 1974 LM87
|–C. impar Sloane 1910 LM87
|–C. nitidus Macleay 1873 [incl. C. oviformis Chaudoir 1882] LM87
|–C. philipi Erwin 1974 LM87
|–C. thoracicus (Castelnau 1867) [=Oodes thoracicus; incl. C. parvus Sloane 1915] LM87
`–C. yorkensis Erwin 1974 LM87

*Coptocarpus australis (Dejean 1831) [=Oodes australis; incl. O. convexus Castelnau 1867, O. reichei LaFerté-Sénectère 1851] LM87

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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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