Gigadema

Gigadema nocte, from here.

Belongs within: Zuphiitae.

Gigadema is an Australian genus of ground beetles with fully developed wings, strongly striate elytra with punctate interstices, and a short median tooth on the mentum.

<==Gigadema Thomson 1859 [incl. Penichrodema Gestro 1875] LM87
|–G. nocte (Newman 1842) [=Aenigma noctis; incl. *G. titanum Thomson 1859] LM87
|–G. biordinatum Sloane 1914 LM87
|–G. bostocki Castelnau 1867 (see below for synonymy) LM87
|–G. dux Blackburn 1901 LM87
|–G. froggatti Macleay 1888 LM87
|–G. grande (Macleay 1864) [=Helluo grandis; incl. G. grande prominens Sloane 1914] LM87
|–G. gulare Sloane 1914 LM87
|–G. longipenne (Germar 1848) [=Helluo longipenne; incl. G. politulum Macleay 1871] LM87
|–G. mandibulare Blackburn 1892 [incl. G. longius Blackburn 1901] LM87
|–G. maxillare Sloane 1914 [incl. G. grandis Gestro 1875 non Helluo grandis Macleay 1864] LM87
|–G. obscurum Sloane 1914 LM87
|–G. rugaticolle Blackburn 1901 LM87
`–G. sulcatum (Macleay 1864) (see below for synonymy) LM87

Gigadema bostocki Castelnau 1867 [incl. G. eremita Blackburn 1892, G. intermedium Gestro 1875, G. longicolle Blackburn 1901] LM87

Gigadema sulcatum (Macleay 1864) [=Helluo sulcatus; incl. G. damelii Macleay 1873, G. minuta Castelnau 1867, Penichrodema minuta, G. paroensis Castelnau 1867, P. paroensis, G. thomsoni Castelnau 1867, P. thomsoni] LM87

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[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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