Genus Paederus

Tasmania has four listed Paederus species – P. australis, P. angulicollis, P. cruenticollis, and P. simsoni. Only the last species is apparently restricted to Tasmania.

For the lack of a modern treatment on Australian Paederus species, the species organisation and the information presented on the species pages are based on the old descriptions, the literature consulted are presented below in the references section.

Paederus angulicollis
   

Paederus australis

    

Paederus cruenticollis

   

Pending ID – Paederus

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References

Blackburn, T. 1891. Further notes on Australian Coleoptera, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 14: 65-153.
Blackburn, T. 1894. Notes on Australian Coleoptera with descriptions of new species. Part XV. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 2 9: 85-108.
Blackburn, T. 1888. Descriptions of twenty new species of South Australian Coleoptera. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 10: 1-11.
Blackburn, T. 1899. Further notes on Australian Coleoptera, with descriptions of new genera and species. Part XXV. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 23: 22-10.
Fauvel, A. 1877. Les Staphylinides de l’Australie et de la Polynésie (1e mémoire). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genova 10: 168–298.
Fauvel, A. 1878. Les staphylinides de l’Australie et de la Polynésie (2.e mémoire). Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genova 13: 465-598.
Germar, E. F. 1848. Beiträge zur Insektenfauna von Adelaide. Linnaea Entomologica 3: 153-247.
Guérin-Méneville, F. E. 1830. Insectes. pls 1–2, 13–17 in Duperrey, L.I. Voyage Autour du Monde, Exécuté par Ordre du Roi, sur la Corvette de sa Majesté, La Coquille, pendant les Années 1822, 1823, 1824 et 1825. Histoire Naturelle, Zoologie. Atlas. Paris : Bertrand.
Lea, A. M. 1923. On Australian Staphylinidae (Coleoptera). Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia 47: 1–53.
Macleay, W. J. 1871. Notes on a collection of insects from Gayndah. Transactions of the Entomological Society of New South Wales 2: 79-205.