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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
Species: Acrotrichis josephi

Acrotrichis josephi (Matthews, 1872: 132)

Original genus: Trichopteryx


Acrotrichis subcognata Johnson, 1975: 14
Original status: valid species
Primary type: holotype (designated), female (NZAC, as 'A. E. Brookes Coll., Ent. Divn, DSIR, Auckland')
Type locality: 'Auckland Is'
ZooBank: 7B5E92ED-9165-4008-84D9-F439140D8A04


Johnson, C. 1975. Arthropoda of the subantarctic islands of New Zealand. 8. Coleoptera: Ptiliidae. New Zealand journal of zoology 2(1): 9–14. DOI: 10.1080/03014223.1975.9517858 Reference page. [See p. 14, and fig. 10]
Johnson, C. 1992. Additions and corrections to the British list of Coleoptera. Entomologist's record and journal of variation 104: 305–310. BHL Reference page. [See p. 305, synonymy Sörensson in litt.]
Matthews, A. 1872. Trichopterygia illustrata et descripta. London, E.W. Janson. Full book at Internet Archive Reference page. [See p. 132, and Tab. 25, fig. 14]
Sörensson, M. 2003. New records of featherwing beetles (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae) in North America. Coleopterists bulletin 57(4): 369–381. DOI: 10.1649/564 JSTOR Reference page.
Sörensson, M. & Johnson, C. 2004. The first European records of the pantropical genus Bambara Vuillet, and a review of the immigrant featherwing beetles in Europe (Coleoptera: Ptiliidae). Koleopterologische rundschau 74: 287–302. abstract Reference page. [See p. 300]
Acrotrichis josephi is a species of feather-winged beetle.

In New Zealand, the species is exotic and present in the wild.[2]
Wikispecies has information related to Acrotrichis josephi.

"Acrotrichis josephi". Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Retrieved 14 April 2021.
Landcare Research. "NZOR Name Details - Acrotrichis (Acrotrichis) josephi (Matthews, 1872)". Archived from the original on 2014-01-05. Retrieved 2015-11-28.

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