Acrotrichis insularis

Acrotrichis insularis (spermatheca)


Taxonavigation: Staphylinoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Polyphaga
Infraordo: Staphyliniformia
Superfamilia: Staphylinoidea

Familia: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Acrotrichinae
Tribus: Acrotrichini
Genus: Acrotrichis
Species: Acrotrichis insularis
Synonyms (1): A. subantarctica


  • Acrotrichis insularis (Mäklin in Mannerheim, 1852)
    • Authority for placement: Johnson, 1966
    • Gender: changeable (-is, -e, -is)
    • Original genus: Trichopteryx Kirby in Kirby & Spence, 1826
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: lectotype
      • Fixation: designated by Sundt, 1968: 76
      • Description: [adult] female with dissected spermatheca
      • Repository: FMNHH
    • Type locality: [the island of Sitka on the west coast of Alaska]
    • ZooBank: [1] [no record]





Primary references

  • Mannerheim, C.G. von 1852: Zweiter Nachtrag zur Kaferfauna der Nord-Amerikanischen Lander des Russischen Reiches. Bulletin de la Société impériale des naturalistes de Moscou, 25 : [283]-387. BHL [first availability, see p. 339]
  • Sundt, E. 1968: Acrotrichis insularis (Maklin, 1852) (Col., Ptiliidae): designation of lectotype and redescription. Norwegian journal of entomology 15(1): 75-77. full issue (PDF) Reference page.  [lectotype designation, see p. 76, and fig. 1]

Additional references

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