Promecoderus

Promecoderus viridiaeneus, copyright Lynne Forster.

Belongs within: Broscini.

Promecoderus is an Australian genus of broscin ground beetles characterised by the presence of a median tooth on the mentum.

<==Promecoderus Dejean 1829 [incl. Acallistus Sharp 1886, Anheterus Putzeys 1868, Cnemacanthus Gray 1832] LM87
    |–*P. brunnicornis Dejean 1829 [incl. P. degener Guérin-Méneville 1841, P. morosus Putzeys 1868] LM87
    |–P. albaniensis Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. ambiguus Sloane 1892 LM87
    |–P. anguliceps Sloane 1898 LM87
    |–P. bassii Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. blackburni Sloane 1890 LM87
    |–P. castelnaui Sloane 1892 LM87
    |–P. clivinoides Guérin-Méneville 1841 [incl. P. minutus Castelnau 1867] LM87
    |–‘Cnemacanthus’ coerulescens B49
    |–P. comes Sloane 1890 LM87
    |–P. concolor Germar 1848 (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–P. cordicollis Sloane 1908 LM87
    |–P. cuprescens Sloane 1920 LM87
    |–P. curvipes Sloane 1920 LM87
    |–P. distinctus Sloane 1890 LM87
    |–P. dorsalis Macleay 1873 LM87
    |–P. dyschirioides Guérin-Méneville 1841 LM87
    |–P. elegans Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. gibbosus (Gray 1832) [=*Cnemacanthus gibbosus] LM87
    |–P. gracilis Germar 1848 [=*Anheterus gracilis; incl. P. parvulus Macleay 1873] LM87
    |–P. hunteriensis Macleay 1873 LM87
    |–P. inornatus Macleay 1873 [incl. P. puncticollis Macleay 1873] LM87
    |–P. insignis Sloane 1890 LM87
    |–P. intermedius Sloane 1898 LM87
    |–P. interruptus Macleay 1873 LM87
    |–P. leai Sloane 1898 LM87
    |–P. longus Sloane 1920 LM87
    |–P. lucidicollis Castelnau 1867 [incl. P. politus Sloane 1890] LM87
    |–P. lottini Brullé 1834 LM87
    |–P. maritimus Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. mastersii Macleay 1873 LM87
    |–P. modestus Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. neglectus Castelnau 1867 [incl. P. puella Putzeys 1868] LM87
    |–P. nigellus Sloane 1890 LM87
    |–P. nigricornis Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. oblongus Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. olivaceus Macleay 1873 LM87
    |–P. ovicollis Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. ovipennis Sloane 1898 LM87
    |–P. pacificus Sloane 1890 LM87
    |–P. plebius Sloane 1920 LM87
    |–P. pygmaeus Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. riverinae Macleay 1873 LM87
    |–P. scauroides Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. semistriatus Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. sloanei Blackburn 1901 LM87
    |–P. striatopunctatus Castelnau 1867 LM87
    |–P. subdepressus Guérin-Méneville 1841 LM87
    |–P. tasmanicus Castelnau 1867 [incl. *Acallistus simplex Sharp 1886] LM87
    |–P. viridiaeneus Sloane 1915 LM87
    `–P. wilcoxii Castelnau 1867 LM87

Promecoderus concolor Germar 1848 [incl. P. anthracinus Macleay 1873, P. howittii Castelnau 1867, P. lucidus Putzeys 1868, P. concolor namoyensis Sloane 1892, P. suturalis Castelnau 1867] LM87

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[B49] Britton, E. B. 1949. The Carabidae (Coleoptera) of New Zealand. Part III. A revision of the tribe Broscini. Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 77 (4): 533–581.

[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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