Tribes and genera of New Zealand Carabidae - Key to tribes      


Body pedunculate (with peduncle between pronotum and elytra). Scutellum placed above elytral bases, on peduncle. Protibiae digitate (finger-like). Antennae moniliform (shaped like a necklace of beads). 
[North and South Islands.] ..... Tribe Clivinini, genus Clivina


Body not pedunculate (without peduncle between pronotum and elytra). Scutellum entirely inserted between elytral bases. Protibiae normally developed, not digitate. Antennae filiform. 
[North and South Islands.] ..... Tribe Amarotypini, genus Amarotypus