- genus listed by Klimaszewski, Newton & Thayer (1996: 149) as a synonym of Makara
- Austrocalea brookesi apparently does not belong to this genus (Klimaszewski, Newton & Thayer, 1996: 149), and is adventive in New Zealand (Kuschel, 1990: 27, 46; Klimaszewski, Newton & Thayer, 1996: 149)
- New Zealand(E?)
cited sources 
- Klimaszewski, J.; Newton, A.F., jr.; Thayer, M.K. 1996: A review of the New Zealand rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). New Zealand journal of zoology, 23: 143-160.
- Kuschel, G. 1990: Beetles in a suburban environment: a New Zealand case study. DSIR Plant Protection report, (3) PDF