Neboisselater

Neboisselater australica, copyright RBINS.

Belongs within: Denticollinae.

Neboisselater is a genus of click beetles found in wet sclerophyll forest or rainforest of eastern Australia (Calder 1996).

Characters (from Calder 1996): Frontoclypeal region gradually sloping to base of labrum; labrum fully exposed at base; mandibles bidentate, with distinct pseudo-tooth medially on incisor edge; lateral margins of prothorax entirely carinate; base of pronotum usually with two sublateral carinae; anterior margin of scutellum well defined, sharply angulate and steeply declivous to prescutum; mesocoxae open to both mesepimeron and mesepisternum; tarsomeres simple, vertically or obliquely truncate distally, hind tarsomere 1 as long as hind tarsomere 5; tarsal claws without basal setae.

<==Neboisselater Calder 1996C96
    |--*N. litura (Candèze 1882) [=Corymbites litura]C96
    |--N. aeneolus (Candèze 1893) [=Crepidomenus aeneolus]C96
    |--N. ambigua (Candèze 1882) [=Corymbites ambiguus]C96
    |--N. australica (Candèze 1900) [=Corymbites australicus]C96
    |--N. compsorhabda (Candèze 1863) [=Corymbites compsorhabdus]C96
    |--N. nigrinus (Macleay 1872) [=Corymbites nigrinus]C96
    |--N. nitidicollis (Elston 1929) [=Poemnites nitidicollis]C96
    |--N. rufipennis (Macleay 1872) [=Corymbites rufipennis]C96
    |--N. subpectinata (Schwarz 1902) [=Corymbites subpectinatus]C96
    |--N. victoriae (Schwarz 1902) [=Corymbites victoriae]C96
    `--N. xanthoptera (Candèze 1863) [=Corymbites xanthopterus]C96

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[C96] Calder, A. A. 1996. Click beetles: genera of the Australian Elateridae (Coleoptera). CSIRO Australia: Collingwood.

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