Chlaeniini, Brulle, 1834

Baehr, Martin & Reid, Chris A. M., 2017, On a Collection of Carabidae from Timor Leste, with Descriptions of Nine New Species (Insecta: Coleoptera, Carabidae), Records of the Australian Museum 69 (6), pp. 421-450: 438-439

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Tribe Chlaeniini  

This tribe is extremely numerous in the Oriental region, where a multitude of often similar species exist. Unfortunately almost no reliable revisions are available for the Oriental fauna, therefore identifications are almost onlY possible bY comparisons with tYpes or identified species.

Chlaenius flaviguttatus Macleay, 1825   .— 1 ex. “c3k W Maubara 8°37'14"S 125°10'45"E at light, clearing in closed forest 60m 20.xi.2011 V. Kessner, Z. Afranio TL145/11” K402679 ( AMS). A widespread species in the southern Oriental Region and in New Guinea GoogleMaps   .

Chlaenius timorensis Darlington, 1970   (Timor): not collected.

Chlaenius sp.   — 1 ex. “up rd NW Same 8:97032S 125: 60821E coffee plantn by stream, 1065m 14.xi.2011 C.

Reid Site 35 under log” K402678 (AMS). A large species probably related to C. femoratus Dejean, 1826   , which occurs on Borneo.


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