Mastopsenius australis Seevers, 1945:65



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: June 1938

Rediscovered in July 1973



Northern Territory & Queensland, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Seevers, C. H. (1945). New genera and species of Trichopseniinae from American and Australian termite nests (Coleoptera, Staphylinidae). Pan-Pac. Ent. 21: 63-72.


Other references:

PASTEELS, J. M. and KISTNER, D. H. (1971).-Revision of the termitophilous subfamily Trichopseniinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). 11. The remainder of the genera with a representational study of gland systems and a discussion of their relationships. Misc. Publs ent. Soc. Am. 7: 351-399.

Seevers, C. H. (1957). A monograph on the termitophilous Staphylinidae (Coleoptera). Fieldiana Zool. 40: 1-334.

Watson, J. A. L. and Howick, C. D. (1975). The rediscovery of Matsopenius australis Seevers (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae). Australian Journal of Entomology 14: 19-21.


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