Chileanthicus inflatus, from Kejval (2009).

Belongs within: Anthicidae.

The Formicomini are a tribe of anthicid beetles united by having the mesepisterna simply connected with the mesepimera, their margins not raised and bare, a widely rounded to subtruncate and incompletely bordered intercoxal process on abdominal sternum III, and distinct posteriorly projecting prongs on the male sternite VIII (Kejval 2009).

    |--Andrahomanus Pic 1903K09
    |--Stenidius LaFerté-Sénectère 1847K09
    |--Anthelephila Hope 1833 [incl. Formicomus LaFerté-Sénectère 1849]K09
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ agilis King 1869M86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ australis King 1869M86
    |    |--‘Notoxus’ caeruleus Thunberg 1789 [=Formicomus caeruleus]H61
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ clarki King 1869M86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ cyaneusM86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ cyanopterusG89
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ denisoni King 1869M86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ humeralis Macleay 1872M86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ nobilisC01
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ obliquifasciatus King 1869M86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ rubricollis La Ferté-Sénectère 1848H61
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ senex Laferté 1848M86
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ simplicicruralis van Hille 1950H61
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ subtruncatus Pic 1899H61
    |    |--‘Formicomus’ tropicalis Krekich-Strassoldo 1928H61
    |    `--‘Formicomus’ tuberculifer Pic 1897H61
    `--Chileanthicus Werner 1966K09
         |--*C. lafertei (Solier 1851) [=Formicomus lafertei, Anthicus lafertei]K09
         |--C. acutipennis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. angulicollis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. aprilis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. audax Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. baculentus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. campicola Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. comes Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. communis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. cursor Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. decipiens Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. dentatus (Dajoz 1980) [=Pseudoleptaleus dentatus]K09
         |--C. dentivarius (Lea 1922) [=Formicomus dentivarius]K09
         |--C. discus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. elmorado Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. exul Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. eyrensis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. femineus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. gammon Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. hirsutus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. improvidus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. inflatus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. insignis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. interruptus (Lea 1922) [=Formicomus interruptus]K09
         |--C. kinchega Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. kingii (MacLeay 1872) [=Formicomus kingii]K09
         |--C. latibasis (Lea 1922) [=Formicomus latibasis]K09
         |--C. maritimus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. mastersii (King 1869) [=Formicomus mastersii; incl. F. tridentipes Lea 1922]K09
         |--C. matthewsi Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. melasomus (Lea 1922) [=Formicomus melasomus]K09
         |--C. mitis Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. paganus Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. penai Werner 1966K09
         |--C. pubifasciatus (Lea 1922) [=Formicomus pubifasciatus]K09
         |--C. pulcher Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. pumilio Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. quadrimaculatus (King 1869) [=Formicomus quadrimaculatus]K09
         |--C. speciosus (King 1869) [=Formicomus speciosus]K09
         |--C. tuberculifer Kejval 2009K09
         |--C. uhmanni Kejval 2009K09
         `--C. volselifer Kejval 2009K09

*Type species of generic name indicated


[C01] Csiki, E. 1901. Bogarak [Coleopteren]. In: Horváth, G. (ed.) Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazása [Dritte Asiatische Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] vol. 2. Zichy Jenő Gróf Harmadik Ázsiai Utazásának Állattani Eredményei [Zoologische Ergebnisse der Dritten Asiatischen Forschungsreise des Grafen Eugen Zichy] pp. 75–120. Victor Hornyánszky: Budapest, and Karl W. Hierseman: Leipzig.

[G89] Gestro, R. 1889. Viaggio ab Assab nel Mar Rosso dei signori G. Doria ed O. Beccari con il R. Avviso “Esploratore” dal 16 Novembre 1879 al 26 Febbraio 1880.—IV. Coleotteri. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 5–72.

[H61] Hille, J. C. van. 1961. Coleoptera: Anthicidae. In: Hanström, B., P. Brinck & G. Rudebeck (eds) South African Animal Life: Results of the Lund University Expedition in 1950–1951 vol. 8 pp. 217–258. Almqvist & Wiksell: Uppsala.

[K09] Kejval, Z. 2009. Taxonomic revision of the genus Chileanthicus Werner (Coleoptera: Anthicidae). Zootaxa 2180: 1–82.

[M86] Masters, G. 1886. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of Australia. Part IV. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (2): 259–380.

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