Hybosoridae

Liparochrus rufus, copyright Mark Newton.

Belongs within: Scarabaeoidea.

Liparochrus is an Australasian genus of scavenging beetles with a suboval body form, the sides of the elytra being more or less convex, and dense striae on the elytra.

<==Hybosoridae [Hybosorides, Hybosorinae]
|--Hybosorus MacLeay 1819J02
| |--H. aratorLC40
| |--H. brasiliensis Laporte de Castelnau 1840LC40
| |--H. illigeri Reiche 1853G89
| |--H. nitidulusLC40
| `--H. rufulus Laporte de Castelnau 1840LC40
|--Pachyplectrus LeConte 1874J02
| `--P. laevisJ02
|--Phaeochrous Castelnau 1840CW92
| |--*P. imaginatus Castelnau 1840CW92
| |--P. australicus Kuijten 1978CW92
| |--P. emarginatus Castelnau 1840CW92 [incl. Silphoides hirtipes Macleay 1864CW92, P. hirtipesMas86]
| `--P. senegalensis Laporte de Castelnau 1840LC40
|--Antiochrus Sharp 1873CW92
| |--*A. brunneus Sharp 1873 [incl. Liparochrus oblongus Harold 1873]CW92
| |--A. aberrans (Fairmaire 1877) [=Liparochrus aberrans]CW92
| |--A. freyi Petrovitz 1963CW92
| |--A. politulus (Macleay 1888) [=Liparochrus politulus]CW92
| |--A. septendrionalis Petrovitz 1968CW92
| |--A. setosus Petrovitz 1963CW92
| `--A. similis Petrovitz 1971CW92
`--Liparochrus Erichson 1848CW92
| i. s.: L. alternans Macleay 1886Mac86
| L. asperulus Fairmaire 1877CW92
|--L. (Liparochrus) [incl. Ranidia Paulian 1980 (n. n.)]CW92
| |--*L. (L.) geminatus Westwood 1852CW92
| |--L. (L.) bimaculatus (Macleay 1864) [=Coelodes bimaculatus]CW92
| |--L. (L.) dilatatifrons Blackburn 1905 [incl. L. timidus Arrow 1909]CW92
| |--L. (L.) eungellae Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) eungellae]CW92
| |--L. (L.) fossulatus Westwood 1852CW92
| |--L. (L.) hackeri Blackburn 1912 [incl. L. freyi Petrovitz 1963]CW92
| |--L. (L.) insularis Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) insularis]CW92
| |--L. (L.) laevipennis Petrovitz 1963CW92
| |--L. (L.) laevis Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) laevis]CW92
| |--L. (L.) laevissimus Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) laevissimus]CW92
| |--L. (L.) nanus Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) nanus]CW92
| |--L. (L.) nitidicollis Blackburn 1905CW92
| |--L. (L.) occidentalis Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) occidentalis]CW92
| |--L. (L.) quadrimaculatus Harold 1877CW92
| |--L. (L.) rufus Blackburn 1892CW92
| |--L. (L.) sculptilis Westwood 1852 [incl. L. ciliboides Harold 1875]CW92
| |--L. (L.) septentrionalis Paulian 1980CW92
| `--L. (L.) silphoides Harold 1874 [incl. L. raucus Fairmaire 1877]CW92
|--L. (Ranidichrus Allsopp 1982) [incl. Paulichrus Allsopp 1984 (n. n.)]CW92
| |--L. (*R.) multistriatus Harold 1874 [incl. L. pimelioides Lansberge 1885]CW92
| |--L. (R.) cahilli Paulian 1980CW92
| |--L. (R.) carnei Paulian 1980CW92
| |--L. (R.) crenatulus Fairmaire 1877 [incl. L. weyersi Petrovitz 1971]CW92
| |--L. (R.) darlingtoni Paulian 1980CW92
| |--L. (R.) demarzi Petrovitz 1963CW92
| |--L. (R.) globuliformis Macleay 1888CW92
| |--L. (R.) infantus Petrovitz 1963CW92
| |--L. (R.) septemdecimlineatus Petrovitz 1968CW92
| `--L. (R.) tropicus Petrovitz 1963CW92
`--L. (Ropalichrus Allsopp 1982)CW92
|--L. (*R.) storeyi Paulian 1980CW92
`--L. (R.) monteithi Paulian 1980CW92

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[CW92] Cassis, G., & T. A. Weir. 1992. Hybosoridae. In: Houston, W. W. K. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 9. Coleoptera: Scarabaeoidea pp. 67–75. AGPS Press: Canberra.

[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.

[J02] Jameson, M. L. 2002. Hybosoridae Erichson 1847. In: Arnett, R. H., Jr, M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley & J. H. Frank (eds) American Beetles vol. 2. Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea pp. 32–33. CRC Press.

[LC40] Laporte de Castelnau, F. 1840. Histoire Naturelle des Insectes Coléoptères vol. 2. P. Duménil: Paris.

[Mac86] Macleay, W. 1886. The insects of the Fly River, New Guinea, “Coleoptera”. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 136–157.

[Mas86] Masters, G. 1886. Catalogue of the described Coleoptera of Australia. Part III. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (1): 21–126.

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