Specimen of Natypleurus, from here.

Belongs within: Goniaceritae.

The Natypleurina are a group of pselaphine beetles found in Asia and Australia. They are distinguished by the possession of short maxillary palpi with a symmetrical or subconical fourth segment, and elytra lacking subhumeral foveae (Arai & Nomura 2007).

<==Natypleurina [Tanypleurini]
    |--Morana NG05
    |--Nipponobythus NG05
    |--Takaorites NG05
    |--Nedarassus punctatus Raffray 1895 NG05
    |--Natypleurus Newton & Thayer 1992 NG05
    |    |--*N. malaianus (Raffray 1890) NG05
    |    `--N. gibbicollis (Raffray 1895) NG05
    `--Bythinophanax NG05
         |--B. bicornis Reitter 1883 NG05
         |--B. exilis Reitter 1883 NG05
         `--B. latebrosus Reitter 1883 NG05

*Type species of generic name indicated


Arai, S., & S. Nomura. 2007. A new genus, Tenguobythus, and five new species of the Iniocyphine subtribe Natypleurina from Japan (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae, Pselaphinae). Entomological Science 10 (4): 407-419.

[NG05] Nomura, S., & I. Abd Ghani. 2005. Faunistic notes on the pselaphine species of the supertribes Goniaceritae, Pselaphitae and Clavigeritae from Malaysia and Singapore (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Pselaphinae). Serangga 10 (1-2): 1-36.

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