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New species of the genera Amblytelus Erichson, 1842 and Dystrichothorax Blackburn, 1892 from Queensland and New South Wales, Australia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Psydrini, Amblytelina)

Title

New species of the genera Sphallomorpha Westwood, 1837 and Adelotopus Hope, 1834 from Queensland, Australia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pseudomorphini)

Author/s

Baher, M. 

Citation

Baehr, M. 2016. New species of the genera Sphallomorpha Westwood, 1837 and Adelotopus Hope, 1834
from Queensland, Australia (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pseudomorphini). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 60: 29 - 41. https://doi.org/10.17082/j.2204-1478.60.2016.2016-02

Accepted 8 June 2016
Published online 31 October 2016
Peer reviewed:

Yes

DOI

https://doi.org/10.17082/j.2204-1478.60.2016.2016-02

Keywords Coleoptera, Carabidae, Pseudomorphini, Sphallomorpha, Adelotopus, new species, Australia

Abstract

Five new species of the amblyteline genera Amblytelus Erichson, 1842 and Dystrichothorax Blackburn, 1892 are described from southern Queensland and northern New South Wales,
Australia: Amblytelus suturalis, Dystrichothorax trisetosus, and D. rufinus from New England NP, northern New South Wales, and D. wrightae and D. capitis from localites in the Border Ranges
about 100 km south-west of Brisbane, south-east Queensland. The species are introduced into the keys to the Australian species of the respective genera.