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Species Porotachys bisulcatus

Porotachys bisulcatus
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 Porotachys
Species bisulcatus (Porotachys bisulcatus)
Explanation of Names
Porotachys bisulcatus (Nicolai 1822)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive and widespread in e. NA (NS-ON-ND to NJ-OH-MO) & along the Pacific (sw.BC-n.OR)(1)
Habitat
mainly coniferous forests in wood shavings, near sawmills; occasionally in beaver houses, river banks and vacant lots(2)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: e. NA before 1900(1)