Lycini

Probably Calochromus, copyright Mike Quinn.


Belongs within: Lycidae.

The Lycini are a group of soft-bodied beetles in which the junction between the trochanters and femora is transverse rather than oblique (Bourgeois 1889).

Lycini B89
    |  i. s.: Lycus L09
    |           |--L. (Charactus) australis (n. d.) [=Calopteron australe] L09
    |           |--L. constrictus I92
    |           |--L. latissimus B14
    |           |--L. melanurus Dalman 1817 B14
    |           |--L. ochraceus (n. d.) [=Metriorrhynchus ochraceus] L09
    |           |--L. palliatus L02
    |           `--L. sanguineus L02
    `--Calochromi B89
         |--Micronychus B89
         |--Euchleochrous B89
         `--Calochromus Guér. 1833 L09 [incl. Eurycerus B89]
              |--C. amabilis Lea 1898 L09
              |--C. basalis Waterh. 1877 L09
              |--C. chalybeus Bourgeois 1889 B89
              |--C. cucullatus Blackb. 1900 L09
              |--C. dentipes Lea 1909 L09
              |--C. distinguendus Fairm. 1883 L09
              |--C. glaucopterus Guér. 1833 [incl. C. formosus Macleay 1886] B89
              |--C. guerinii MacLeay 1872 L09, B89 [incl. C. discicollis Fairm. 1877 L09]
              |--C. insidiator Fairm. 1879 L09
              |--C. mastersi Lea 1909 L09
              |--C. minor Lea 1909 L09
              |--C. ornaticollis Bourgeois 1889 B89
              |--C. rostratus Blackb. 1900 L09
              |--C. scutellaris (Er. 1842) (see below for synonymy) L09
              |--C. simillimus Blackb. 1900 L09
              |--C. sumatrensis Bourgeois 1889 B89
              `--C. velutinus B89

Calochromus scutellaris (Er. 1842) [=Anarhynchus scutellaris; incl. C. bremei Le Guill. 1844, C. nodicollis Bourg. 1883] L09

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[B14] Bouchard, P. (ed.) 2014. The Book of Beetles: A lifesize guide to six hundred of nature's gems. Ivy Press: Lewes (United Kingdom).

[B89] Bourgeois, J. 1889. Lycides nouveaux ou peu connus du Musée Civique de Gênes. Deuxiéme Mémoire. Premiére partie. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Serie 2a, 7: 288–292.

[I92] Imes, R. 1992. The Practical Entomologist. Aurum Press: London.

[L02] Latreille, P. A. 1802. Histoire Naturelle, générale et particulière des crustacés et des insectes vol. 3. Familles naturelles des genres. F. Dufart: Paris.

[L09] Lea, A. M. 1909. Revision of the Australian and Tasmanian Malacodermidae. Trans. Ent. Soc. Lond. 1909 (1): 45–251, pls 2–6.

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