ALEOCHARINA

Leschen, Richard A. B. & Newton, Alfred F., 2015, Checklist and type designations of New Zealand Aleocharinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae), Zootaxa 4028 (3), pp. 301-353: 304-305

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scientific name

ALEOCHARINA
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ALEOCHARINA  Fleming 1821

Aleochara Gravenhorst 1802 

Aleochara Gravenhorst 1802: 67  . Type species: Staphylinus curtulus Goeze, 1777  (valid name for S. fuscipes  of Gravenhorst 1802 (misidentified, not Linnaeus 1758 )), designated by Smetana (2004: 30); ICZN (1999), Art. 69.2. 4.

subgenus Xenochara Mulsant & Rey 1874 b: 344  . Type species: Aleochara decorata Aubé, 1850  (= Aleochara puberula Klug, 1833  ), by monotypy.

Notes: There are 501 valid species of Aleochara  distributed worldwide. The New Zealand fauna was revised by Klimaszewski & Crosby (1997) and includes 5 endemic species placed in the subgenus Aleochara  and the single adventive species in the subgenus Xenochara  . Most of the species of this genus are fly puparia ectoparasitoids (e.g., Maus et al. 1998).

Aleochara (Aleochara) aucklandica Klimaszewski 1997 

Aleochara (Aleochara) aucklandica Klimaszewski 1997: 257  . Type locality: [ New Zealand, AK]: Auckland [approx. 36 ° 52 'S, 174 ° 46 'E]. Type depository: BMNH HT ♂; IRSNBAbout IRSNB 2 PT. Distribution: New Zealand (AK).

Aleochara (Aleochara) complexa Klimaszewski 1997 

Aleochara (Aleochara) complexa Klimaszewski 1997: 259  . Type locality: [ New Zealand]: Kermadec Is, Macauley I [30 ° 14 'S, 178 ° 24 'W]. Type depository: NZACAbout NZAC HT ♂; AMNZAbout AMNZ, BMNH, BPBMAbout BPBM, FMNHAbout FMNH, IRSNBAbout IRSNB, LUNZAbout LUNZ, MONZAbout MONZ, NZACAbout NZAC 132 PT. Distribution: Kermadec Is. (KE).

Aleochara (Aleochara) hammondi Klimaszewski 1997 

Aleochara (Aleochara) hammondi Klimaszewski 1997: 256  . Type locality: [ New Zealand, MK]: Mt Cook Nat. Pk, 1340 m, Sealy tarn [43 ° 43 'S, 170 ° 04'E]. Type depository: LUNZAbout LUNZ HT ♂; BMNH, BPBMAbout BPBM, FMNHAbout FMNH, IRSNBAbout IRSNB, LUNZAbout LUNZ, NZACAbout NZAC 12 PT. Distribution: New Zealand (CO,MK,OL,WD).

Aleochara (Xenochara) puberula Klug 1833 

Aleochara puberula Klug 1833: 51  (also 1834: 139). Type locality: Madagaskar [ LT label, not originally cited]. Type depository: ZMHB LT ♂ (designated by Klimaszewski 1984: 47). Note: redescription, distribution, Klimaszewski & Crosby (1997). Distribution: Europe, northern Africa, Iran to Korea, Japan, Azores, Canary Is., Madeira, China, Oriental, USA, Mexico, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Ecuador, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Australia, Afrotropical, South Africa, Madagascar, Seychelles, Mascarenes, New Caledonia, Tahiti, New Zealand (AK,HB (intro)).

Aleochara (Aleochara) subaenea Fauvel 1877 

Aleochara subaenea Fauvel 1877: 291  . Type locality: Nouvelle Zélande. Type depository: IRSNBAbout IRSNB HT. Note: redescription, distribution, Klimaszewski & Crosby (1997). Distribution: New Zealand, Chatham Is. (AK,BP,CL,HB,ND,RI,TK,TO,WI,WN; BR,CO,DN,MB,MC,NN,OL,SD,SL,WD; CH,SI). = Gyrophaena philonthioides  Broun 1880: 91. Type locality: Parua. Type depository: BMNH HT ♀. Note: misspelled as philonthoides and synonymized by Fauvel (1885: 312), synonymy confirmed by Klimaszewski & Crosby (1997).

Aleochara (Aleochara) watti Klimaszewski 1997 

Aleochara (Aleochara) watti Klimaszewski 1997: 254  . Type locality: Three Kings Is, NZ, Great I [34 ° 10 'S, 172 °08'E], 100 m, Castaway Camp. Type depository: NZACAbout NZAC HT ♂, 1 PT ♀. Distribution: New Zealand (TH (Great I.)).

IRSNB

Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

AMNZ

Auckland Institute and Museum

BPBM

Bishop Museum

FMNH

Field Museum of Natural History

LUNZ

Lincoln University Entomology Research Museum

MONZ

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa - Entomology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Coleoptera

Family

Staphylinidae

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ALEOCHARINA

Leschen, Richard A. B. & Newton, Alfred F. 2015

2015
Loc

Aleochara puberula

Klimaszewski 1984: 47Klug 1833: 51

1984
Loc

Aleochara subaenea

Fauvel 1885: 312Broun 1880: 91Fauvel 1877: 291

1880
Loc

Aleochara

Gravenhorst 1802: 67

Loc

Xenochara

Mulsant 1874: 344