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A revised taxonomy for Australian Teneropsis Chapin and Cregya LeConte (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Korynetinae)
Published online: 10 October 2013
Citation: Bartlett, J.S. 2013 10 10. A revised taxonomy for Australian Teneropsis Chapin and Cregya LeConte (Coleoptera: Cleridae: Korynetinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum — Nature 58: 411–420. https://doi.org/10.17082/j.2204-1478.58.2013.2013-18
10 October 2013
new genera, new species, Australia, Coleoptera, Cleridae, Korynetinae
The taxonomic status of Australian species presently assigned to the genera Teneropsis Chapin and Cregya LeConte is assessed. Two new genera are erected: Gnidmus gen. nov. for Gnidmus jocosus (Schenkling) comb. nov. (transferred from Teneropsis); Hautenerus gen. nov. for Hautenerus australicus (Lea) comb. nov. (transferred from Teneropsis), Haute - nerus kioloa (Kolibác) comb. nov. (transferred from Cregya) and Hautenerus leichhardti sp. nov. The three previously described species are redescribed. The systematic position of these taxa is discussed. Additionally, Tarsostenus hilaris (Westwood) comb. nov. is transferred from Tarsostenosis Heller and a revised key to Australian genera of Korynetinae is provided.
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