Nurus

Nurus imperialis, from Mal et al. (2012).

Belongs within: Pterostichitae.

Nurus is a genus of very large, heavy-bodied ground beetles found in eastern Australia.

Nurus Motschulsky 1865 [incl. Nuridius Sloane 1890, Pachymelas Tschitschérine 1902] LM87
    |–*N. brevis Motschulsky 1865 [incl. Feronia solandersii Castelnau 1867] LM87
    |–N. atlas (Castelnau 1867) (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–N. curtus (Chaudoir 1865) [=Feronia (Trichosternus) curta, *Pachymelas curtus] LM87
    |–N. fortis (Sloane 1890) [=*Nuridius fortis] LM87
    |–N. grandis (Sloane 1910) [=Nuridius grandis] LM87
    |–N. imperialis (Sloane 1895) [=Homalosoma imperiale] LM87
    |–N. latipennis (Sloane 1903) [=Castelnaudia latipennis] LM87
    |–N. medius Darlington 1961 LM87
    |–N. niger Chaudoir 1878 LM87
    |–N. nox Darlington 1961 LM87
    `–N. rex Darlington 1961 LM87

Nurus atlas (Castelnau 1867) [=Feronia atlas; incl. Homalosoma crassiforme Sloane 1900, F. obesa Castelnau 1867] 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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