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World checklist of valid names in Phalacridae

Matthew L. Gimmel (phalacrid@gmail.com) Last updated: September 15th, 2008

Presented below is a checklist of currently valid names in the beetle family Phalacridae (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea). A complete synonymic and distributional catalogue is currently in the works (Gimmel, in prep.).

Current count: 52 genera, 638 species.

PHAENOCEPHALINAE

 

HETEROSTILBUS Champion, 1924 (probably synonym of Phaenocephalus Wollaston)

Heterostilbus kobensis Champion, 1925

Heterostilbus laevigatus Champion, 1924

Heterostilbus longiclava Champion, 1925

Heterostilbus marginatus Champion, 1924

Heterostilbus minutulus Champion, 1924

 

PHAENOCEPHALUS Wollaston, 1873

Phaenocephalus castaneus Wollaston, 1873

Phaenocephalus coomani Paulian, 1950


PHALACRATOMUS Scott, 1922 (probably synonym of Phaenocephalus Wollaston)

Phalacratomus exiguus Scott, 1922


PHALACRINUS Blackburn, 1891

Phalacrinus australis Blackburn, 1891

Phalacrinus comis Blackburn, 1895

Phalacrinus compressus Blackburn, 1902

Phalacrinus navicularis Blackburn, 1902

Phalacrinus nigriclavus Lea, 1932

Phalacrinus notabilis Blackburn, 1895

Phalacrinus obtusus Blackburn, 1891

Phalacrinus rotundus Blackburn, 1891

Phalacrinus umbratus Blackburn, 1902


SPHAEROSTILBUS Champion, 1924 (probably synonym of Phalacrinus Blackburn)

Sphaerostilbus dilatatus Champion, 1924


PHALACRINAE


ACYLOMUS Sharp, 1888

Acylomus abjectus Casey, 1916

Acylomus aciculatus Sharp, 1888

'Acylomus' asiaticus Champion, 1924 (probably belongs in Merobrachys Guillebeau)

Acylomus borealis (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus calcaratus Casey, 1890

Acylomus carbonarius Casey, 1916

Acylomus confusus Casey, 1916

Acylomus cubensis Casey, 1916

Acylomus darwini (Waterhouse, 1877)

Acylomus detractus Casey, 1916

Acylomus digestus Casey, 1916

Acylomus ellipticus Casey, 1916

Acylomus ergoti Casey, 1890

Acylomus eximius Casey, 1916

Acylomus extricatus Casey, 1890

Acylomus fortis Champion, 1925

Acylomus humilis Casey, 1916

Acylomus insularis (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus integer Casey, 1916

Acylomus latisternus (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus micaceus Casey, 1916

Acylomus morosus Casey, 1916

Acylomus nebulosus Casey, 1890

Acylomus ovulatus Casey, 1916

Acylomus piceus Casey, 1890

Acylomus pugetanus Casey, 1916

Acylomus quadrispinosus Casey, 1916

Acylomus simoni (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus socialis Casey, 1916

Acylomus stilboides (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus subhemisphaericus (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus texanus Casey, 1916

Acylomus vacivus Casey, 1916

Acylomus vicinus (Guillebeau, 1894)

Acylomus vividus Casey, 1916


AFRONYRUS Svec, 2006

Afronyrus snizeki Svec, 2006


APALLODES Reitter, 1873

Apallodes ocellatus Reitter, 1874

Apallodes palpalis Reitter, 1873


AUGASMUS Motschulsky, 1858

Augasmus bicolor Lyubarsky, 1996

Augasmus bimaculatus Lyubarsky, 1996

Augasmus bipustulatus Lyubarsky, 1996

Augasmus borneensis Lyubarsky, 1994

Augasmus burgersi Lyubarsky, 1996

Augasmus comptulus Lyubarsky, 2003

Augasmus concolor Lyubarsky, 1994

Augasmus coronatus (Flach, 1889)

Augasmus distriatus Lyubarsky, 1994

Augasmus gilbus Lyubarsky, 2003

Augasmus grouvellei (Guillebeau, 1894)

Augasmus humilis (Guillebeau, 1893)

Augasmus ligatus Motschulsky, 1858

Augasmus luridus Lyubarsky, 2003

'Augasmus' mexicanus (Guillebeau, 1894) (probably belongs in Litochropus Casey)

Augasmus nigritus Lyubarsky, 1996

Augasmus nigromaculatus (Hisamatsu, 19??)

Augasmus nipponicus (Hisamatsu, 19??)

Augasmus obliquenotatus (Champion, 1925)

Augasmus palleolus (Guillebeau, 1894)

Augasmus perparvulus (Guillebeau, 1896)

Augasmus perpolitus Lyubarsky, 2003

Augasmus piceus Lyubarsky, 1996

Augasmus picinus (Guillebeau, 1894)

Augasmus platycnemus (Champion, 1925)

Augasmus pseudosinuatus Lyubarsky, 1994

Augasmus pumilus (Guillebeau, 1893)

Augasmus senegalensis (Guillebeau, 1894)

Augasmus shirozui (Hisamatsu, 1959)

'Augasmus' strigellus (Guillebeau, 1894) (probably belongs in Litochropus Casey)

Augasmus subflavus Lyubarsky, 2003

Augasmus substrigosus (Champion, 1925)

Augasmus suturalis (Guillebeau, 1904)

Augasmus testaceus Motschulsky, 1858

Augasmus thoracicus (Fleutiaux, 1887)

Augasmus triguttatus (Champion, 1925)


BIOPHYTUS Guillebeau, 1894

Biophytus grouvellei Guillebeau, 1894

Biophytus snizeki Svec, 2006


ENTOMOCNEMUS Guillebeau, 1894

Entomocnemus nyasanus (Champion, 1925)

Entomocnemus raffrayi (Guillebeau, 1894)

Entomocnemus rhodesianus (Champion, 1925)


EULITRUS Sharp, 1889

Eulitrus anisotomus Sharp, 1889

Eulitrus estriatus Sharp, 1889


EUPHALACRUS Champion, 1925 (probably synonym of Olibroporus Casey)

Euphalacrus crassipes Champion, 1925


GANYRUS Guillebeau, 1894

Ganyrus pumilus Guillebeau, 1894

Ganyrus reticulatus Guillebeau, 1894

Ganyrus rubellus Guillebeau, 1894

Ganyrus strigillatus Guillebeau, 1894


GORGINUS Guillebeau, 1894

Gorginus rubens (LeConte, 1856)


GROUVELLEUS Guillebeau, 1892

Grouvelleus bicolor Pic, 1923

Grouvelleus prosternalis Guillebeau, 1892


GYROMORPHUS Guillebeau, 1894 (probably synonym of Apallodes Reitter)

Gyromorphus simoni Guillebeau, 1894


LEPTOSTILBUS Casey, 1916 (probably synonym of Xanthocomus Guillebeau)

Leptostilbus concinnus Casey, 1916

Leptostilbus distinctus (Sharp, 1888)

Leptostilbus elongatulus (Casey, 1890)

Leptostilbus rutilans Casey, 1916


LIOPHALACRUS Sharp, 1888

Liophalacrus bicolor Sharp, 1888

Liophalacrus rotundus Sharp, 1888


LITOCHROPUS Casey, 1890

Litochropus clavicornis Casey, 1916

Litochropus scalptus Casey, 1890


LITOCHRUS Erichson, 1845

Litochrus alternans Blackburn, 1891

Litochrus apiciflavus Lea, 1932

Litochrus aterrimus Casey, 1890

Litochrus baccaeformis Blackburn, 1902

Litochrus basipennis Lea, 1932

Litochrus binotatus Lea, 1932

Litochrus blackburni Lea, 1932

Litochrus brunneus (Erichson, 1842)

Litochrus caeruleotinctus Lea, 1932

Litochrus championi Hetschko, 1929

'Litochrus' coloratus Blackburn, 1895 (probably belongs in Augasmus Motschulsky)

Litochrus crucigerus Casey, 1890

Litochrus divergens Lea, 1932

Litochrus flavonotatus Lea, 1932

Litochrus frigidus Blackburn, 1891

Litochrus fumatus Lea, 1932

Litochrus globulus Sharp, 1889

Litochrus immaculatus Casey, 1890

Litochrus intactus Lea, 1932

Litochrus koebelei Blackburn, 1895

Litochrus laeticulus Blackburn, 1891

Litochrus lateralis Blackburn, 1891

Litochrus latisternus Guillebeau, 1893

Litochrus lautus Blackburn, 1902

Litochrus longitarsis Lea, 1932

Litochrus maculatus Blackburn, 1891

Litochrus major Blackburn, 1895

Litochrus majorinus Lea, 1932

Litochrus maritimus Blackburn, 1903

Litochrus minutus Hisamatsu, 1985?

'Litochrus' noteroides Blackburn, 1895 (probably belongs in Augasmus Motschulsky)

Litochrus obscuricollis Blackburn, 1902

Litochrus obscuripes Lea, 1932

Litochrus pallidicollis Lea, 1932

Litochrus pallidipes Lea, 1932

Litochrus palmerstoni Blackburn, 1891

Litochrus parvoniger Lea, 1932

Litochrus perparvus Blackburn, 1902

Litochrus plagiatus Blackburn, 1902

Litochrus pulchellus LeConte, 1856

Litochrus pulchellus Blackburn, 1895 (probably belongs in Augasmus Motschulsky)

Litochrus reversus Sharp, 1889

Litochrus ruficollis Lea, 1932

Litochrus rufoguttatus Champion, 1925

Litochrus ryukyuensis Hisamatsu, 1985?

Litochrus strigosus Reitter, 1899

Litochrus sydneyensis Blackburn, 1892

Litochrus tinctus Blackburn, 1895

Litochrus v-niger Lea, 1932


N. gen., n. sp.

Western Australia

Phalacropsis dispar (LeConte)

Colorado

Litolibrus n. sp.

Ecuador

Eulitrus anisotomus Sharp

Panama

Litolibrus signatus Sharp

Peru

LITOLIBRUSSharp, 1889 (probably synonym of Apallodes Reitter)

Litolibrus angularis Champion, 1925

Litolibrus argus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus bipupillatus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus cinctus Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus erythropterus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus fulgens Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus gibbus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus minor Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus obesus Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus obliqueguttatus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus obliteratus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus ocellatus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus octoguttatus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus pantherinus Champion, 1925

Litolibrus pictus Horn, 1896

Litolibrus posticatus Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus princeps (Schwarz, 1878)

Litolibrus quadratus Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus rufipennis Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus signatus Sharp, 1889

Litolibrus uniformis Casey, 1890

Litolibrus varians Sharp, 1889


LITOSTILBUS Guillebeau, 1894

Litostilbus testaceus (Fabricius, 1792)


LITOTARSUS Champion, 1925 (probably synonym of Grouvelleus Guillebeau)

Litotarsus anisotomoides Champion, 1925

Litotarsus dilutus Champion, 1925

Litotarsus magnus (Motschulsky, 1866)

Litotarsus tibialis Svec, 2006


MEGISCHIUS Guillebeau, 1896

Megischius limbicollis Guillebeau, 1896


MEGISTOPALPUS Guillebeau, 1895

Megistopalpus simoni Guillebeau, 1893


MEROBRACHYS Guillebeau, 1895

Merobrachys amabilis (Guillebeau, 1894)

Merobrachys bimaculatus (Matsumura, 1914)

Merobrachys fuscoguttatus Champion, 1924

Merobrachys grouvellei Guillebeau, 1894

Merobrachys koltzei Flach, 1888

Merobrachys moerens (Guillebeau, 1894)

Merobrachys rufosignatus Champion, 1925


NEMATOLIBRUS J. Sahlberg, 1913 (probably synonym of Augasmus Motschulsky)

Nematolibrus filitarsis J. Sahlberg, 1913


NESIOTUS Guillebeau, 1896

Nesiotus olibroides Guillebeau, 1896

Nesiotus similis Scott, 1922


OCHRODEMUS Guillebeau, 1893 (probably synonym of Olibroporus Casey)

Ochrodemus brevitarsis Guillebeau, 1893


OCHROLITOIDES Champion, 1924

Ochrolitoides magister Champion, 1924

Ochrolitoides siamensis Champion, 1924


OCHROLITUS Sharp, 1889

Ochrolitus optatus Sharp, 1889

Ochrolitus tristriatus Casey, 1890


OLIBROPORUS Casey, 1890

Olibroporus punctatus Casey, 1890


OLIBROSOMA Tournier, 1889

Olibrosoma sinuaticolle Guillebeau, 1892

Olibrosoma testaceum Tournier, 1889


OLIBRUS Erichson, 1845

Olibrus abstinens Casey, 1916

Olibrus aenescens K?ster, 1852

Olibrus aeneus (Fabricius, 1792)

Olibrus aeratus Champion, 1925

Olibrus affinis Sturm, 1807

Olibrus albomaculatus Motschulsky, 1858

Olibrus anthobius Guillebeau, 1894

Olibrus aridus Casey, 1916

'Olibrus' atomarius Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

Olibrus bakeri Casey, 1916

Olibrus baudueri Flach, 1888

Olibrus bedeli Guillebeau, 1892

Olibrus bevinsi Champion, 1925

Olibrus bicolor (Fabricius, 1792)

Olibrus bimaculatus K?ster, 1848

Olibrus bisignatus (M?n?tri?s, 1849)

Olibrus bivulnerus Motschulsky, 1858

Olibrus blanditus Casey, 1916

Olibrus bohemani Champion, 1925

Olibrus brunnescens Motschulsky, 1858

Olibrus brunneus (Motschulsky, 1858)

Olibrus bullatus Casey, 1916

Olibrus calamis Casey, 1916

Olibrus callidus Casey, 1916

Olibrus calvosus Lyubarsky, 2003

Olibrus camptoides Guillebeau, 1892

Olibrus capriviensis Lyubarsky, 1998

Olibrus caseyi Hetschko, 1928

Olibrus castaneus Baudi, 1870

Olibrus caucasicus Tournier, 1889

Olibrus cessus Casey, 1916

Olibrus cinerariae Wollaston, 1854

Olibrus collucens Casey, 1916

Olibrus congener Wollaston, 1864

Olibrus consanguineus Flach, 1889

Olibrus consanguineus P?ringuey, 1892

Olibrus corticalis (Panzer, 1797)

Olibrus decoloratus Casey, 1916

Olibrus delicatulus Tournier, 1889

Olibrus demarzoi Svec & Angelini, 1996

Olibrus desbrochersi Guillebeau, 1892

Olibrus egenus Guillebeau, 1896

Olibrus evanescens Champion, 1925

Olibrus fallaciosus Casey, 1916

Olibrus fallax Flach, 1888

Olibrus festivus Lyubarsky, 2005

Olibrus firmus Lyubarsky, 2003

Olibrus flachi Reitter, 1891

Olibrus flavicornis (Sturm, 1807)

Olibrus florum Wollaston, 1864

Olibrus frustratus Casey, 1916

Olibrus gemma Wollaston, 1867

Olibrus gerhardti Flach, 1888

Olibrus globiformis Pic, 1894

'Olibrus' guatemalenus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Olibroporus Casey)

Olibrus guttatus Tournier, 1889

Olibrus hervosus Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus igneus Fauvel, 1903

Olibrus impotens Casey, 1916

Olibrus impressus Hatch, 1962

Olibrus irregularis Casey, 1916

Olibrus jelineki Svec & Ponel, 1999

Olibrus judaicus J. Sahlberg, 1913

Olibrus kaszabi Medvedev, 1971

Olibrus koltzei Flach, 1888

Olibrus laevisternus Guillebeau, 1897

'Olibrus' latipes Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Olibroporus Casey)

Olibrus latisternus Guillebeau, 1894

Olibrus lecontei Casey, 1890

Olibrus liquidus Erichson, 1845

Olibrus lubricatus Lyubarsky, 2004

Olibrus lubricus Casey, 1916

Olibrus macropus Champion, 1925

Olibrus metallescens Flach, 1888

'Olibrus' mexicanus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

'Olibrus' microsternus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Olibroporus Casey)

Olibrus millefolii (Paykull, 1800)

Olibrus minusculus Motschulsky, 1866

Olibrus motschulskyi Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus multesimus Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus nainiensis Champion, 1924

Olibrus namibiensis Lyubarsky, 1998

Olibrus natalensis Champion, 1925

Olibrus neglectus Casey, 1890

Olibrus nigroclavatus Champion, 1925

Olibrus norvegicus M?nster, 1901

Olibrus notatus Wollaston, 1867

Olibrus obscuricornis Guillebeau, 1894

Olibrus obscurus Guillebeau, 1892

Olibrus oregonus Casey, 1916

Olibrus ovalis Khnzoryan, 1962

Olibrus pallidulus Motschulsky, 1858

Olibrus pallipes (Say, 1834)

Olibrus particeps Mulsant and Rey, 1861

'Olibrus' partitus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

Olibrus parvulus Boheman, 1858

Olibrus permicans Reitter, 1913

Olibrus piceus Boheman, 1858

Olibrus platycephalus Champion, 1924

Olibrus platysternus Champion, 1925

Olibrus pondoensis Champion, 1925

'Olibrus' porrectus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

'Olibrus' posticalis Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Stilbus Seidlitz)

Olibrus pruddeni Casey, 1916

Olibrus punctatus Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus pygmaeus (Sturm, 1807)

Olibrus quadristriatus Champion, 1925

Olibrus raffrayi Guillebeau, 1894

Olibrus rasilis Lyubarsky, 2003

Olibrus reyi Guillebeau, 1892

'Olibrus' rubiginosus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Olibroporus Casey)

Olibrus rufescens Motschulsky, 1858

Olibrus rufipes LeConte, 1856

Olibrus rufopiceus Motschulsky, 1858

Olibrus rufoplagiatus Champion, 1925

Olibrus rufosignatus Lyubarsky, 1889

Olibrus rufoterminatus Champion, 1925

Olibrus seidlitzi Flach, 1888

Olibrus selvei Guillebeau, 1892

Olibrus semistriatus LeConte, 1856

Olibrus snizeki Svec, 2005

Olibrus stictus Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus stierlini Flach, 1888

Olibrus stlatarius Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus stlembus Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus striatissimus Reitter, 1899

Olibrus stuporatus Lyubarsky, 1994

Olibrus subaereus Wollaston, 1864

'Olibrus' submaculatus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

'Olibrus' substrigosus Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

'Olibrus' teapensis Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Acylomus Sharp)

Olibrus tolyphoides Champion, 1925

Olibrus triangulum Fauvel, 1903

Olibrus tritus Casey, 1916

Olibrus turcicus Svec & Ponel, 1999

Olibrus utealis Casey, 1916

Olibrus versicolor Kirsch, 1873

Olibrus veteratus Lyubarsky, 2003

Olibrus viridescens Champion, 1925

Olibrus vittatus LeConte, 1863

Olibrus voraginalis Casey, 1916

'Olibrus' vulgaris Sharp, 1888 (probably belongs in Olibroporus Casey)

Olibrus wickhami Casey, 1890


PARASEMUS Guillebeau, 1894

Parasemus adumbratus Blackburn, 1902

Parasemus alpicola (Blackburn, 1891)

Parasemus altus Lea, 1932

Parasemus apicipennis Lea, 1932

Parasemus australiae Lea, 1932

Parasemus bimaculiflavus Lea, 1932

Parasemus comes Blackburn, 1895

Parasemus compsus Lea, 1932