Species in the genus Xanthocnemis

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The genus Xanthocnemis ( 4 species)
Xanthocnemis:
Tillyard 1913
Diagnosis:
Type species:
Telebasis zealandica McLachlan 1873 (as 'zelandica')
Comments:
Commentary:
Early workers tended to take a cavalier attitude to McLachlan's descriptions and did not consult types when attributing species names.
GenusSpeciesAuthorRemarks
Xanthocnemissinclairi
Rowe, 1987
 Alpine species in tarns. South Island endemic. Holotype male, allotype female collected in cop
Xanthocnemissobrina
(McLachlan, 1873)
 Associated with low-gradient streams in heavy forest (or relict where forest cleared). North Island endemic
Xanthocnemistuanuii
Rowe, 1981
 Chatham Islands endemic (Chatham I, Pitt I)
Xanthocnemiszealandica
(McLachlan, 1873)
 Very widely distributed species through a diversity of habitats. There may remain undocumented taxonomic diversity.