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subgenus Paratachys

Paratachys - Tachys scitulus darker Paratachys - Tachys pumilus darker little Carabid - Tachys Ground beetle - Tachys proximus Ground beetle 10.06.11 (3) - Tachys Paratachys - Tachys another tiny carabid - Tachys proximus Tachys
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 Tachys
No Taxon subgenus Paratachys
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated as a separate genus in(1)
Explanation of Names
Paratachys Casey 1918
20 spp. in our area, ~150 total (the number of undescribed spp. may be much bigger)(2)
much of the world(1)
Diverse habitats(1)