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Genus Harpalus

Another Carabid Beetle - Harpalus Ground beetle (Harpalus sp.) - Harpalus pensylvanicus - male Carabid #34 - Harpalus pensylvanicus Carabid #36 - Harpalus pensylvanicus long skinny beetle - Harpalus Harpalus katiae - male Red ground beetle - Harpalus Large carabid - Harpalus
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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Harpalus
Explanation of Names
Harpalus Latreille 1802
Greek, 'greedy'(1)
Numbers
59 spp. in 7 subgenera in our area, ~415 spp. in ? subgenera worldwide
Range
mostly Holarctic, with some representation in the Oriental & Afrotropical Regions(2)
Works Cited
1.An illustrated descriptive catalogue of the Coleoptera or beetles (exclusive of the Rhynchophora) known to occur in Indiana.
Blatchley, W. S. 1910. Indianapolis,Nature Pub. Co.
2.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.