Galerita orientalis, photographed by Nigel.

Belongs within: Geadephaga.

The Zuphiinae is a group of carabid ground beetles whose members possess a more or less elongate thick scape (Ball 1985) and spination on the first stylomere of the female ovipositor (Ober & Maddison 2008).

See also: Ground beetles for today.

    |  i. s.: Colasidia B86
    |         Acrogenys B86
    |           |--A. hirsuta Macleay 1864 B86
    |           `--A. laticollis Baehr 1984 B86
    |--+--Pseudaptinus B86
    |  |    |--P. brittoni Baehr 1985 B86
    |  |    |--P. fulvus (Castelnau 1867) B86
    |  |    |--P. hirsutulus Baehr 1985 B86
    |  |    |--P. iridescens Baehr 1985 B86
    |  |    `--P. monteithi Baehr 1985 B86
    |  `--+--Parazuphium mastersii (Castelnau 1867) B86
    |     `--Zuphium [Zuphiina, Zuphiini] B86
    |          |--Z. olens [=Carabus olens] G89
    |          `--Z. thouzeti Castelnau 1867 B86
    `--Galeritini B86
         |  i. s.: Ancystroglossus B86
         |         Progalerita B86
         |         Eunostus B86
         |         Diabena B86
         |         Galeritiola B86
         |         Galeritula B86
         |         Galeritella B86
         |--Galerita B89 [Galeritina B86]
         |    |--G. orientalis B89
         |    `--G. ruficeps B89
         `--Planetina [Planetini] B86
              |--Heteroglossa B86
              `--Planetes Macleay 1825 B86
                   |--*P. bimaculatus Macleay 1825 B86
                   |--P. angusticollis Baehr 1986 B86
                   |--P. australis (Macleay 1871) [=Polystichus australis] B86
                   |--P. cordens B86
                   |--P. magelae Baehr 1986 B86
                   `--P. millstreamensis Baehr 1986 B86

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B86] Baehr, M. 1986. Revision of the Australian Zuphiinae. 6. The genus Planetes Macleay. Supplement to the other genera (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae). Spixiana 9 (2): 151-168.

Ball, G. E. 1985. Reconstructed phylogeny and geographical history of genera of the tribe Galeritini (Coleoptera: Carabidae). In: Ball, G. E. (ed.) Taxonomy, Phylogeny and Zoogeography of Beetles and Ants: A volume dedicated to the memory of Philip Jackson Darlington, Jr. (1904-1983) pp. 276-321. D. W. Junk Publishers.

[B89] Bates, H. W. 1889. Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmani e regioni vicine. XVI. – On some Carabidae from Burma collected by Mr. L. Fea. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a 7: 100-111.

[G89] Gestro, R. 1889. Viaggio ab Assab nel Mar Rosso dei signori G. Doria ed O. Beccari con il R. Avviso «Esploratore» dal 16 Novembre 1879 al 26 Febbraio 1880. – IV. Coleotteri. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a 7: 5-72.

Ober, K. A., & D. R. Maddison. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of tribes within Harpalinae (Coleoptera: Carabidae) as inferred from 28S ribosomal DNA and the wingless gene. Journal of Insect Science 8 (63): 1-32.

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