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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Coleopterida
Ordo: Coleoptera
Subordo: Adephaga

Familia: Carabidae
Subfamilia: Migadopinae
Tribus: Migadopini
Genus: Taenarthrus
Species (13): T. aenigmaticus – T. aquatilis – T. capito – T. curvispinatus – T. gelidimontanus – T. latispinatus – T. lissus – T. minor – T. obliteratus – T. pakinius – T. philpotti – T. pluriciliatus – T. ruaumokoi

Taenarthrus Broun, 1914
Authority for placement: Johns, 2010: 46
undisputed by all subsequent authorities
previously treated as a junior synonym of Loxomerus by Gourlay (1960: 7), and by Larochelle & Larivière, (2007: 30, 'New synonym')
Original status: valid genus
Type species: Taenarthrus philpotti Broun, 1914
Fixation: original designation [p. 85, 'The type of this genus is quite unlike ...'] [and monotypy]

Primary references

Broun, T. 1914: Descriptions of new genera and species of Coleoptera. Part II. New Zealand Institute bulletin, (1)(2): 79–142. BHL BUGZ 85, original description]

Additional references

Gourlay, E.S. 1960: Notes on New Zealand insects and records of introduced species. New Zealand entomologist, 2(5): 7–9. PDF
Johns, P.M. 2010: Migadopini (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Migadopinae) of New Zealand. Records of the Canterbury Museum 24: 39–63. full volume (PDF) Reference page.
Larochelle, A.; Larivière, M.-C. 2007: Carabidae (Insecta: Coleoptera): synopsis of supraspecific taxa. Fauna of New Zealand, (60) ISBN 978-0-478-09394-0

Taenarthrus is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae, containing the following species:[1]

Taenarthrus aenigmaticus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus aquatilis Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus capito (Jeannel, 1938)
Taenarthrus curvispinatus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus gelidimontanus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus latispinatus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus lissus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus minor Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus obliteratus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus pakinius Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus philpotti Broun, 1914
Taenarthrus pluriciliatus Johns, 2010
Taenarthrus ruaumokoi Johns, 2010


"Taenarthrus Broun, 1914". Carabidae of the World. 2011. Retrieved 19 Jul 2011.

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