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Genus Elaphropus

Elaphropus sp.? - Elaphropus red posterior ground beetle - Elaphropus xanthopus There are lots of these in my back yard. - Elaphropus small carabid 9 - Elaphropus vivax Bembidiini #1 - Elaphropus beetle - Elaphropus Elaphropus sp.? - Elaphropus Lots of small carabids left - Elaphropus
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 Elaphropus
Explanation of Names
Elaphropus Motschulsky 1839
~30 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area (all but one adventive sp. are in the subg. Barytachys), ~350 spp. in ~10 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)
worldwide; throughout the US and so. Canada(1)