Circocerus

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Staphylinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Staphylinidae
Subfamilia: Pselaphinae
Supertribus: Pselaphitae
Tribus: Tyrini
Subtribus: Somatipionina
Genus: Circocerus
Species: C. armipes – C. colombiensis – C. denticulatus – C. hexagonus – C. muelleri – C. perplexus – C. punctatus

Name[edit]

Circocerus Motschulsky, 1855: 16

Synonymy[edit]

  • Cercocerus LeConte, 1861: 57 [misspelling of Circocerus]
  • [Upoluna Schaufuss, 1886: 283; resurrected as valid genus in Chandler, 2013]
    • Type species: Upoluna flavitarsis Schaufuss, 1886 [= Circocerus batrisioides Motschulsky], fixed by monotypy.

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Motschoulsky, V. de 1855. Voyages; lettre de M. de Motschulsky a M. Ménétriés. Études Entomologiques 4: 8–25. [original description: p. 16]