Hypattalus

Hypattalus distortipes, from Insects of Tasmania.

Belongs within: Malachiinae.

Hypattalus is a genus of soft-bodied beetles found in Australia.

Characters (from Lea 1909): Antenna eleven-segmented; elytra covering abdomen; body with exsertile vesicles.

Hypattalus
|--H. abdominalis (Erich. 1842) (see below for synonymy)L09
|--H. alphabeticus Lea 1898L09
|--H. australis (Fairm. 1877) [=Attalus australis]L09
|--H. calcaratus Lea 1909L09
|--H. carteri Lea 1909L09
|--H. collaris Lea 1898L09
|--H. dentipes Lea 1909L09
|--H. dispar Lea 1898L09
|--H. distortipes Lea 1909L09
|--H. elegans Blackb. 1894 [incl. H. elegans var. tasmaniensis Lea 1909]L09
|--H. exilis Lea 1909L09
|--H. flaviventris Lea 1909L09
|--H. longicornis Lea 1898L09
|--H. mirabilis Lea 1898L09
|--H. montanus Lea 1909L09
|--H. mucronatus Lea 1909L09
|--H. pulcherrimus Lea 1898L09
|--H. punctulatus Blackb. 1894L09
|--H. sordidus Lea 1909L09
|--H. violaceus Lea 1898L09
`--H. viridis Lea 1898L09

Hypattalus abdominalis (Erich. 1842) [=Attalus abdominalis; incl. H. brevicornis Lea 1898, H. brevicornis var. occidentalis Lea 1898]L09

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[L09] Lea, A. M. 1909. Revision of the Australian and Tasmanian Malacodermidae. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1909 (1): 45–251, pls 2–6.

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