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First iNat observation on August 16, 2010 in Wattle Bay, Lynfield

Last observation on June 23, 2015 in Wattle Bay, Lynfield

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Updated by stephen_thorpe stephen_thorpe on July 01, 2016

Source: Observation: Ptiliodes austerus from Wattle Bay, Lynfield on August 16, 2010 by Stephen Thorpe View

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NAME
Ptiliodes Matthews, 1882

PARENT
PTILIIDAE

CHILDREN (13)
[F=Female only described; ID=Identifiable from the literature; M=Male only described]
Ptiliodes amplicollis Johnson, 1982 ID
Ptiliodes austerus Johnson, 1982 ID
Ptiliodes australis (Matthews, 1872)
Ptiliodes blackburni Matthews, 1882
Ptiliodes cavifrons Johnson, 1985 ID M
Ptiliodes congener Johnson, 1971 ID
Ptiliodes curtus Johnson, 1982 F ID
Ptiliodes insignis Scott, 1908
Ptiliodes naufragus Johnson, 1982 F ID
Ptiliodes posticalis (Broun, 1893) ID
Ptiliodes pruinosus Britten, 1926 ID
Ptiliodes pulchellus Scott, 1908
Ptiliodes purpurascens Johnson, 1985 ID

NOTES
Johnson (1985: 210-211) refers to 'a number of undescribed species' in the Oriental Region and islands of the Pacific.

DISTRIBUTION
'Oriental and Australasian regions' (Johnson, 1985: 208).
Australia
Hawaii
Mascarenes
New Zealand
Seychelles
Solomon Islands

HABITAT
Terrestrial.

REFERENCES
Hall, W.E. 2005: 11.2 Ptiliidae Erichson, 1845. Pp. 251-261 in: Beutel, R.G.; Leschen, R.A.B. (volume eds.), Coleoptera, beetles. Volume 1: Morphology and systematics (Archostemata, Adephaga, Myxophaga, Polyphaga partim). In: Kristensen, N.P. & Beutel, R.G. (eds.) Handbook of zoology. A natural history of the phyla of the animal kingdom. Volume IV. Arthropoda: Insecta. Part 38. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3110171309 doi: 10.1515/9783110904550.223 [Doi for chapter 11] Google books [See p. 251; placement in NEPHANINI without comment]

Johnson, C. 1982: An introduction to the Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) of New Zealand. New Zealand journal of zoology, 9(3): 333-376. doi: 10.1080/03014223.1982.10423865 [See p. 369]

Johnson, C. 1985: Revision of Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) occurring in the Mascarenes, Seychelles and neighbouring islands. Entomologica basiliensia (ISSN 0253-2484), 10: 159-237. Google books (Snippet view) [See p. 208; description]

Johnson, C. 1988: Revision of Sri Lankan acrotrichines (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Revue suisse de zoologie (ISSN 0035-418X), 95(1): 257-275. BHL [See p. 258; excluded from ACROTRICHINAE]

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APPENDIX: NOMENCLATURE & SYNONYMY
NAME
Ptiliodes Matthews, 1882 ZooBank

REFERENCES
Matthews, A. 1882: Descriptions of three new species of Trichopterygia, found by the Rev. T. Blackburn in the Sandwich Islands. Cistula entomologica, 3(26): 39-42, plate II. BHL [Original reference for 'Ptiliodes, n. gen.']

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