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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: Ptiliidae
Subfamilia: Acrotrichinae
Tribus: Acrotrichini
Genus: Acrotrichis
Synonyms (4): Acrotripteryx – Cleopterium – Macdonaldium – Ptilopterium – Trichopteryx

Subgenera (2): Acrotrichis – Ctenopteryx

Check (3): Acratrichis – Capotrichis – Flachiana
Overview of species (13)

A. armillata – A. cincinna – A. cornuta – A. corpulenta – A. fascicularis – A. inconspicua – A. inlecebrosa – A. insularis – A. josephi – A. linea – A. montandoni – A. nashi – A. segmenta – ...
Check (182)

A. abrupta – A. absona – A. africana – A. africanoides – A. alliberti – A. alluaudi – A. angustipennis – A. aptera – A. arambourgi – A. arnoldi – A. aspera – A. atomaria – A. aubaei – A. barclayi – A. basilewskyi – A. bibula – A. bidentata – A. bidilatata – A. blandula – A. boothi – A. brachyptera – A. brevior – A. brevipennis – A. britteni – A. brunnea – A. brunnescens – A. californica – A. capensis – A. castanea – A. celisi – A. cephalotes – A. cervina – A. ceylonica – A. chilensis – A. clareae – A. cognata – A. coiffaiti – A. colini – A. confusa – A. crassicollis – A. cursitans – A. curta – A. cuspida – A. danica – A. depressifrons – A. difficilis – A. diffinis – A. discolor – A. discoloroides – A. dispar – A. dissona – A. dohrnii – A. dubitata – A. errata – A. ethiopica – A. exarata – A. excelsa – A. exigua – A. flachi – A. flavipennis – A. franzi – A. fucicola – A. fulvoides – A. funginus – A. fusca – A. glabricollis – A. glauca – A. godmanni – A. grandicollis – A. grandis – A. grossa – A. haldemani – A. hammondi – A. heissi – A. henrici – A. hornii – A. hova – A. hypsibius – A. impressa – A. infuscata – A. intermedia – A. jeanneli – A. jelineki – A. jocosa – A. kemae – A. kubotai – A. lacrimosa – A. laevicollis – A. laticollis – A. latipedes – A. latipennis – A. lauta – A. leleupi – A. lewisii – A. lobeliae – A. loganovi – A. logunovi – A. lucida – A. magnifica – A. malitiosa – A. matthewsi – A. matthewsiana – A. meridiana – A. minor – A. minuscula – A. myrmecophila – A. nana – A. nanula – A. nigella – A. nigrita – A. norfolkensis – A. norvegica – A. obscura – A. occidentalis – A. orientalis – A. palmi – A. parallela – A. parallelopipeda – A. parva – A. perexigua – A. perfida – A. ponderosa – A. problematica – A. propinqua – A. pulchella – A. pulchellipennis – A. pumila – A. quadrifoveolata – A. quadrilatica – A. radicola – A. reichii – A. rosskotheni – A. rufescens – A. rugulosa – A. ryukyuensis – A. sallaei – A. sanctaehelenae – A. sarae – A. satsumanis – A. schaumii – A. scortea – A. scotti – A. semirufa – A. sericans – A. setigera – A. setosa – A. silvatica – A. similaris – A. similior – A. sitkaensis – A. sjobergi – A. solomonica – A. soror – A. spencei – A. strandi – A. strenua – A. subafricana – A. subnitida – A. suecica – A. sundti – A. superba – A. tampoketsae – A. tecta – A. terminalis – A. tersa – A. tesserula – A. testacea – A. thomsoni – A. thoracica – A. trapeziformis – A. truncata – A. tuberosa – A. umbricola – A. vicina – A. vitrea – A. volans – A. walkomi – A. wenckeri – A. williamsi – A. wollastoni – A. xanthocera – A. yazakii – A. zelotypa – A. zhantievi

In synonymy (104): A. abdominalis – A. acuminata – A. alpina – A. ambigua – A. angusta – A. anthracina – A. atomus – A. atrata – A. attenuata – A. australica – A. bifoveolata – A. bovina – A. brevicornis – A. brevis – A. canariensis – A. cantiana – A. carbonaria – A. carpathica – A. castanea – A. caucasica – A. championis – A. chevrierii – A. chevrolatii – A. clavipes – A. consanguinea – A. convexa – A. convexiuscula – A. crotchii – A. depressa – A. dilaticollis – A. diluta – A. edithia – A. elevata – A. femoralis – A. fennica – A. flavicornis – A. fratercula – A. fraterna – A. fulva – A. fulva – A. fuscipennis – A. fuscula – A. gibba – A. gigas – A. guerinii – A. hellenica – A. insularis – A. jansoni – A. kirbii – A. laetitiae – A. lata – A. lethierryi – A. littoralis – A. longicornis – A. longipennis – A. longula – A. lucidula – A. marina – A. maritima – A. marseulii – A. melanaria – A. minima – A. minuta – A. minutissima – A. mollis – A. munda – A. nana – A. nigricornis – A. nitidissima – A. nowosadi – A. obscoena – A. oertzeni – A. opacina – A. ovatula – A. parallelogramma – A. picicornis – A. pilosa – A. platonoffi – A. plumigera – A. porteri – A. poweri – A. pruinosa – A. pubescens – A. pulla – A. pumila – A. punctatissima – A. pygmaea – A. quadrangula – A. quadrata – A. radicicola – A. reyi – A. rivularis – A. rotundata – A. rufipennis – A. seminitens – A. similis – A. spissata – A. subaenea – A. subantarctica – A. subcognata – A. subnitens – A. suffocata – A. taurica – A. waterhousii

Name

Acrotrichis Motschulsky, 1848

Type species: Latridius fascicularis Herbst, 1793

Fixation: subsequent designation by Johnson, 1969: 229

Primary references

Johnson, C. 1969. The genus Acrotrichis Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) in the Ethiopian Region (Studies on Ethiopian Ptiliidae, No 2). Revue de zoologie et de botanique africaines 79(3–4): 213–260, plates I–VII. Reference page. [type species designation, see p. 229]
Motschulsky, V. von 1848: Kritische beurtheilung von Dr. Erichson's Naturgeschichte der insecten Deutschland's. Bulletin de la Société Impériale des Naturalistes de Moscou 21: 544–569. Inset between pp. 568 and 569

Additional references

Allibert, A. 1844: Monographie du genre Trichopteryx. Revue zoologique, 7: 51–54. BHL Reference page.
Biström, O. & Silfverberg, H. 1979. The type species of the European genera of Ptiliidae (Coleoptera). Annales Entomologici Fennici 45(1): 12–15. Google books (snippet view) Reference page.
Csiki, E. 1911: Coleopterorum Catalogus: Hydroscaphidae, Ptiliidae. Pars 32. Berlin. [not seen] Reference page.
Darby, M. 2015. Studies of Bolivian Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 2: The subfamily Acrotrichinae including two new genera Petrotrichis and Microtrichis, and eight new species of Acrotrichis. Zootaxa 3999(2): 190–210. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3999.2.2. Preview (PDF) Reference page.
Darby, M. 2014: Studies of Madagascan Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) 3: The genus Acrotrichis including twenty seven new species. Zootaxa 3866(2): 151–201. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3866.2.1 Reference page.
Johnson, C. 1967 A revised and annotated British list of Acrotrichis (Col., Ptiliidae). Entomologist 100: 132–136. [not seen] Reference page.
Johnson, C. 2010. Two changes in nomenclature within the genus Acrotrichis Motschulsky (Col.: Ptiliidae) from Sri Lanka and Panama. Entomologist's record and journal of variation 122(1): 43–44. Reference page.
Ma, Z.-x., Chen, D.-l. & Zhang, J. 2011. A new record on Acrotrichis sp. in the main land of China. Xibei Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban) 47(2): 95–96. [not seen]
Mlynarski, J.K. 1984. Materials to the revision of the genus Acrotrichis Motschulsky, 1848 (Coleoptera, Ptiliidae). Acta zoologica cracoviensia 27(18): 305–376. [not seen]
Polilov, A.A. 2008. An introduction to the Ptiliidae (Coleoptera) of Primorskiy region with descriptions of three new genera, new and little known species. Russian entomological journal 17: 149–176. (Russian, English summary) PDF
Sawada, Y.; Hirowatari, T. 2002: A revision of the genus Acrotrichis Motschulsky (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) in Japan. Entomological science 5(1): 77-101. abstract and full article on CiNii Reference page.
Sundt, E. 1958: Contributions to the knowledge of the family Ptiliidae (Col.) I-III. Norsk Entomologisk Tidsskrift 10(4-5): 173-179. full issue (PDF) see also Reference page.
Sundt, E. 1958: Revision of the Fenno-Scandian species of the genus Acrotrichis Motsch., 1848. Contribution to the knowledge of the family Ptiliidae (Col.) IV. Norsk Entomologisk Tidsskrift 10(4-5): 241-277. full issue (PDF) see also Reference page.
Yazaki, M. 1925. A list of the Ptiliidae of Japan, with description of a new species. Doubutsugaku zasshi 37(435): 17–26. (Japanese) [not seen]

Acrotrichis is a genus of beetles belonging to the family Ptiliidae.[2]

The genus was described in 1848 by Victor Motschulsky.[2]

The genus has cosmopolitan distribution.[3]
Selected species

Acrotrichis africana Johnson, 1969[2]
Acrotrichis australica (Deane, 1930)[2]
Acrotrichis cervina (Deane, 1931)[2]
Acrotrichis discoloroides Johnson, 1969[2]
Acrotrichis grandis (Deane, 1932)[2]
Acrotrichis insularis (Mäklin, 1852)[1]
Acrotrichis josephi (A.Matthews, 1872)[1]
Acrotrichis norfolkensis (Deane, 1931)[2]
Acrotrichis quadrilatica (Deane, 1932)[2]
Acrotrichis walkomi (Deane, 1931)[2]

References

"Acrotrichis". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
"IRMNG - Acrotrichis Motschoulsky, 1848". www.irmng.org. Retrieved 20 January 2021.
"Acrotrichis Motschulsky, 1848". www.gbif.org. Retrieved 20 January 2021.

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