Liparochrus

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.

<==Liparochrus Erichson 1848 CW92
    |  i. s.: L. alternans Macleay 1886 M86
    |         L. asperulus Fairmaire 1877 CW92
    |–L. (Liparochrus) [incl. Ranidia Paulian 1980 (n. n.)] CW92
    |    |–*L. (L.) geminatus Westwood 1852 CW92
    |    |–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 1852 CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) hackeri Blackburn 1912 [incl. L. freyi Petrovitz 1963] CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) insularis Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) insularis] CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) laevipennis Petrovitz 1963 CW92
    |    |–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 1905 CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) occidentalis Paulian 1980 [=L. (Ranidia) occidentalis] CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) quadrimaculatus Harold 1877 CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) rufus Blackburn 1892 CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) sculptilis Westwood 1852 [incl. L. ciliboides Harold 1875] CW92
    |    |–L. (L.) septentrionalis Paulian 1980 CW92
    |    `–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 1980 CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) carnei Paulian 1980 CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) crenatulus Fairmaire 1877 [incl. L. weyersi Petrovitz 1971] CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) darlingtoni Paulian 1980 CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) demarzi Petrovitz 1963 CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) globuliformis Macleay 1888 CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) infantus Petrovitz 1963 CW92
    |    |–L. (R.) septemdecimlineatus Petrovitz 1968 CW92
    |    `–L. (R.) tropicus Petrovitz 1963 CW92
    `–L. (Ropalichrus Allsopp 1982) CW92
         |–L. (*R.) storeyi Paulian 1980 CW92
         `–L. (R.) monteithi Paulian 1980 CW92

*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.

[M86] 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.

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