Sternopriscus

Sternopriscus hansardii, from here.

Belongs within: Hydroporinae.

Sternopriscus is a genus of diving beetles found in Australia and New Guinea, characterised by a small, elongate, rugose-punctate form with a prominent mesosternum and distinctly visible fourth segment on the pro- and mesotarsi.

<==Sternopriscus Sharp 1882LM87
    |--*S. browni Sharp 1882LM87
    |--S. cervus Watts 1978LM87
    |--S. hansardii (Clark 1862) [=Hydroporus hansardii; incl. S. clavatus Sharp 1882]LM87
    |--S. marginatus Watts 1978LM87
    |--S. meadfootii (Clark 1862) [=Hydroporus meadfootii]LM87
    |--S. minimus Lea 1899LM87
    |--S. montanus Watts 1978LM87
    |--S. multimaculatus (Clark 1862) [=Hydroporus multimaculatus; incl. H. sinuatocollis Clark 1862]LM87
    |--S. mundanus Watts 1978LM87
    |--S. obscurus Sharp 1882LM87
    |--S. pilbarensisPH10
    |--S. signatus Sharp 1882LM87
    |--S. tarsalis Sharp 1882LM87
    |    |--S. t. tarsalisLM87
    |    `--S. t. oscillator Sharp 1882LM87
    |--S. tasmanicus Sharp 1882LM87
    `--S. wehnckei Sharp 1882LM87

*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.

[PH10] Pinder, A. M., S. A. Halse, R. J. Shiel & J. M. McRae. 2010. An arid zone awash with diversity: patterns in the distribution of aquatic invertebrates in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 78 (1): 205–246.

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