Aegus (Alcimus) FAIRMAIRE, 1849

(G. = Alcimus dilatatus)

= Eubussea ZACHER 1913 (G. = Alcimus upoluensis)

= Malietoa KRIESCHE 1920 (G. = Malietoa hindenburgi)


Aegus (Alcimus) alternatus (FAIRMAIRE, 1881) [Alcimus].

Fairmaire, 1881:340; Felsche, 1898:62; Van Roon, 1905:153; Van Roon, 1910:44; Didier, 1928:27; Arrow, 1939:581, pl.14; Arrow, 1943:140; Didier & Seguy, 1953:153; Benesh, 1958:70; Benesh, 1960:99; Maes, 1992:107; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:309, 311, pl. 146.

Caroline Is. : Yap I.--931N-13806E = Ponape I.

Aegus (Alcimus) barbatus NAGEL, 1928.

= Malietoa bougainvillensis NAGEL 1941 [Aegus] [Bougainville : Kieta].

Nagel, 1928:173; Nagel, 1941:74; Arrow, 1943:140; Benesh, 1960:100, 106; Bomans, 1991:255; Maes, 1992:105, 107; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:287, pl. 125; Bomans & Bartolozzi, 1996:219.

Solomon Is. : Bougainville I.--605S-15514E (Kieta*, Mutahi).

Note : Mizunuma & Nagai (1994) use Aegus bougainvillensis as a valid species.

Aegus (Alcimus) caledoniae BOUCHER, 1991.

Boucher, 1991:162; Maes, 1992:107; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:308, pl. 145; Boucher, 1996:140.

New Caledonia I.--21S-165E : Mt. Dore*, Les Pirogues*.

Aegus (Alcimus) dilatatus (FAIRMAIRE, 1849) [Alcimus].

= Aegus politus MONTROUZIER 1855.

= Aegus chelifer MONTROUZIER (nec MACLEAY) 1855.

Fairmaire, 1849:416, pl.11; Montrouzier, 1855:27-28; Arrow, 1935:113; Benesh, 1960:101, 105; Boucher, 1991:164; Maes, 1992:103, 107; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:309, 315, pl. 146, 155; Boucher, 1996:140.

New Guinea : D'Entrecasteaux Is. : Woodlarck I.--902S-15243E;

Wallis I.--1318S-17612W;

? Samoa Is.--14S-171W.

Note : it's possible that politus is in reality a good species, different of A. dilatatus and endemic to Woodlarck.

Aegus (Alcimus) hindenburgi (KRIESCHE, 1920) [Malietoa, Melietoa].

= Aegus swalei ARROW 1927 [Samoa; Apia].

Kriesche, 1920:104-105; Arrow, 1927:61; Arrow, 1935:113-114; Nagel, 1941:75; Didier & Seguy, 1953:158; Benesh, 1960:102; Boucher, 1991:163; Maes, 1992:107; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:308, pl. 145.

Samoa Is. : Upolu I. (Apia*--1350S-17145W).

Aegus (Alcimus) tutuilensis ARROW, 1927.

Arrow, 1927:62; Arrow, 1935:113-114; Didier & Seguy, 1953:162; Benesh, 1960:106; Boucher, 1991:164; Maes, 1992:104; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:308, pl. 146.

Samoa Is.* : Tutuila I.* (Leone*--1420S-17046W).

Aegus (Alcimus) upoluensis ARROW, 1927 [Alcimus].

= Alcimus dilatatus WATERHOUSE (not FAIRMAIRE) 1875 [Eubussea] [dilatata].

Waterhouse, 1875:163; Felsche, 1898:62; Van Roon, 1905:153; Van Roon, 1910:44; Zacher, 1912:485; Boileau, 1913:258, pl.9; Zacher, 1913:93; Arrow, 1927:60; Didier, 1928:27; Arrow, 1935:113-114; Didier & Seguy, 1953:156; Benesh, 1960:106; Boucher, 1991:164; Maes, 1992:107.

Samoa Is.* = Navigator Is.* : Upolu I. (Apia*--1350S-17145W, Lotopa*);

Wallis I.*--1318S-17612W.

Aegus (Alcimus) woodfordi WATERHOUSE, 1890.

Waterhouse, 1890:38; Benesh, 1960:106; Bomans, 1991:255; Maes, 1992:105; Bomans, 1992:191; Mizunuma & Nagai, 1994:pl. 125; Bomans & Bartolozzi, 1996:219.

Solomon Is. : Bougainville I.--605S-15514E, Alu I.--705S-15545E, Ranongga I.- -803S-15633E, Florida I.--900S-16011E, Guadalcanal I.--937S-16002E, Malaita I.--859S-16059E.


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