Euomma

Euomma lateralis, copyright tjeales.

Belongs within: Alleculinae.

Euomma is an Australian genus of alleculine beetles with a moderately long head (Matthews & Bouchard 2008).

Characters (from Matthews & Bouchard 2008): Length 4.0–10.0 mm. Head moderately long (frontal index 0.6-0.7). Eyes variable in size, often large, separated dorsally by a distance equal to much less than one eye width. Apices of mandibles acuminate, second small tooth present on lower edge remote from apex. Apical maxillary palpomere elongate-cultriform, more strongly so in males. Prothorax about as long as wide, sides broadly rounded anteriorly, rarely transverse with rounded sides. Procoxae separated by narrow prosternal process. All elytral striae distinct. Claws pectinate, although teeth may be small. Male sexual dimorphism variously involving antennae, maxillary palpi, legs or apical ventrite.

<==Euomma Boheman 1858 [incl. Apellatus Pascoe 1863]MB08
    |--*E. lateralis Boheman 1858 [incl. Apellatus mastersi Macleay 1872, A. palpalis Macleay 1872]MB08
    |--E. amoena (Pascoe 1866) [=Apellatus amoenus, *A. lateralis Pascoe 1866 non E. lateralis Boheman 1858]MB08
    |--E. apicalis (Blackburn 1889) [=Apellatus apicalis]MB08
    |--E. concolor (Carter 1915) [=Apellatus concolor]MB08
    |--E. lineata (Carter 1915) [=Apellatus lineatus]MB08
    |--E. nigricornis (Blackburn 1891) [=Apellatus nigricornis]MB08
    |--E. nigripes (Carter 1915) [=Apellatus nigripes]MB08
    |--E. nodicornis (Blackburn 1891) [=Apellatus nodicornis]MB08
    |--E. plebeja (Carter 1915) [=Apellatus plebejus]MB08
    |--E. simplex (Carter 1915) [=Apellatus simplex]MB08
    |--E. tasmanica (Champion 1895) [=Apellatus tasmanicus]MB08
    `--E. testacea (Carter 1920) [=Hemicistela testacea]MB08

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[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.

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