Prosopogmus sp., copyright Kipling Will.

Belongs within: Pterostichitae.

Prosopogmus is an Australasian genus of ground beetles with deeply impressed clypeo-ocular sulci on the head, a subcordiform to quadrate pronotum with two pairs of marginal setae, and transverse sulci on abdominal ventrites 3–6.

Prosopogmus Chaudoir 1865 [incl. Ceneus Chaudoir 1865, Hormochilus Chaudoir 1874, Ophryosternus Chaudoir 1873] LM87
    |–*P. impressifrons (Chaudoir 1865) [=Feronia (*Prosopogmus) impressifrons] LM87
    |–P. austrinus Sloane 1895 LM87
    |–P. boisduvalii (Castelnau 1867) [=Feronia boisduvalii] LM87
    |–‘Pterostichus (Poecilus) coracinus Erichson 1842 (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–‘Feronia (*Ceneus) coracina’ Chaudoir 1865 non Pterostichus (Poecilus) coracinus Erichson 1842 LM87
    |–P. delicatulus Tschitschérine 1898 LM87
    |–P. foveipennis (Macleay 1871) [=Argutor foveipennis] LM87
    |–P. harpaloides (Chaudoir 1874) [=Feronia (Notonomus) harpaloides] LM87
    |–P. insperatus Sloane 1896 LM87
    |–P. interstitialis Sloane 1923 LM87
    |–P. leai Sloane 1920 LM87
    |–P. monochrous (Chaudoir 1865) (see below for synonymy) LM87
    |–P. namoyensis Sloane 1895 LM87
    |–P. occidentalis (Macleay 1888) [=Simodontus occidentalis] LM87
    |–P. oodiformis (Macleay 1871) [=Argutor oodiformis] LM87
    |–P. opacidermis Sloane 1923 LM87
    |–P. punctifer Sloane 1920 [=P. punctiferus] LM87
    |–P. reichei (Castelnau 1867) [=Feronia reichei] LM87
    |–P. rubricornis Sloane 1895 LM87
    |–P. sulcatulus (Chaudoir 1873) [=*Ophryosternus sulcatulus] LM87
    |–P. suspectus (Chaudoir 1878) [=Feronia (Ceneus) suspecta] LM87
    |–P. tasmanicus Sloane 1920 LM87
    `–P. yarrensis Sloane 1915 LM87

Prosopogmus monochrous (Chaudoir 1865) [=Feronia (Ceneus) monochroa, *Hormochilus monochrous; incl. Eccoptogenius feronoides Castelnau 1867, Feronia inedita Castelnau 1867, Harpalis quadraticollis Castelnau 1867] LM87

‘Pterostichus (Poecilus) coracinus Erichson 1842 [incl. Hypherpes chalybeipennis Chaudoir 1843, Prosopogmus chalybeipennis, Tibarisus niger Macleay 1871, Feronia vilis Castelnau 1867] LM87

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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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