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Selenochilus (male).jpg
Selenochilus omalleyi (male, length about 5 mm)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Suborder: Adephaga
Family: Carabidae
Genus: Selenochilus
Chaudoir, 1878

Selenochilus is a genus of beetles in the family Carabidae, endemic to New Zealand, including the following seven species:[1]


  1. ^ Larochelle, A.; Larivière, M.-C. 2013: Cicindelinae to Trechinae (in part) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Carabidae). Fauna of New Zealand, (69) extract and pdf