Lecanomerus atriceps, copyright Birgit E. Rhode.

Belongs within: Harpalitae.

Lecanomerus is an Australasian genus of small ground beetles with the penultimate segment of the labial palpi conspicuously bisetose, and the fore and mid tarsi of the males ventrally densely pubescent.

Lecanomerus Chaudoir 1850 (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–L. verticalis (Erichson 1842) (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–L. aberrans Macleay 1871 LM87
    |–L. ater (Macleay 1871) [=Trechus ater] LM87
    |–L. atriceps (Macleay 1871) [=Trechus atriceps] LM87
    |–L. australis (Blackburn 1888) [=Thenarotes australis] LM87
    |–L. bicolor (Sloane 1900) [=Thenarotes bicolor] lM87
    |–L. carteri Sloane 1911 LM87
    |–L. concolor (Macleay 1871) [=Trechus concolor] LM87
    |–L. curtus Sloane 1911 LM87
    |–L. discoidalis (Blackburn 1888) (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–L. limbatus Moore 1967 LM87
    |–L. lindi Blackburn 1888 LM87
    |–L. lucidus Sloane 1917 LM87
    |–L. major Blackburn 1892 LM87
    |–L. niger (Darlington 1956) [=*Odontagonum nigrum] LM87
    |–L. obtusus (Sloane 1920) [=Nemaglossa obtusa] LM87
    |–L. recticollis (Macleay 1888) [=Haplaner recticollis] LM87
    |–L. ruficeps Macleay 1871 LM87
    |–L. speluncarius (Moore 1967) [=Thenarotes speluncarius] LM87
    |–L. striatus Blackburn 1892 LM87
    |–L. tasmanicus (Bates 1878) [=*Thenarotes tasmanicus] LM87
    |–L. vestigialis (Erichson 1842) (see below for synonymy) LM87
    `–L. victoriensis (Blackburn 1891) [=Diaphoromerus victoriensis] LM87

Lecanomerus Chaudoir 1850 [incl. Nemaglossa Sloane 1920 non Solier 1849, Odontagonum Darlington 1956, Thenarotes Bates 1878] LM87

Lecanomerus discoidalis (Blackburn 1888) [=Thenarotes discoidalis; incl. T. discoidalis minor Blackburn 1888, T. discoidalis nigricornis Blackburn 1891] LM87

Lecanomerus verticalis (Erichson 1842) [=Harpalus verticalis; incl. L. flavocinctus Blackburn 1888, *L. insidiosus Chaudoir 1850, L. occidentalis Sloane 1898] LM87

Lecanomerus vestigialis (Erichson 1842) [=Harpalus vestigialis; incl. L. labralis Broun 1914, Acupalpus mastersii Macleay 1871, L. nitidus Blackburn 1891, L. stenopus Broun 1886] LM87

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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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