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Genus Pericompsus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Pericompsus
Explanation of Names
Pericompsus LeConte 1852
Numbers
3 spp. (all in the nominate subgenus) in our area, ~70 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
Range
New World (2 subgenera, 60+ spp.) & Australia (one subg., 9 spp.); in our area, e. & sw. US(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.