Monocentrum

Monocentrum frenchi, copyright Museums Victoria.

Belongs within: Scaritinae.

Monocentrum is an Australian genus of scaritine ground beetles with a very elongate, narrow body form and externally unidentate fore tibiae.

<==Monocentrum Chaudoir 1868 [incl. Teratidium Bates 1874]LM87
    |--*M. grandiceps Chaudoir 1868LM87
    |--M. convexum (Sloane 1905) [=Teratidium convexum]LM87
    |--M. frenchi (Sloane 1905) [=Teratidium frenchi]LM87
    |--M. laticeps (Sloane 1897) [=Teratidium laticeps]LM87
    |--M. longiceps Chaudoir 1868LM87
    |--M. macros (Bates 1874) [=*Teratidium macros]LM87
    |--M. parallelum (Sloane 1923) [=Teratidium parallelum]LM87
    |--M. perlongum (Sloane 1897) [=Teratidium perlongum]LM87
    |--M. procerum (Sloane 1916) [=Teratidium procerum]LM87
    `--M. robustum (Sloane 1916) [=Teratidium robustum]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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