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Genus Stenolophus - Seedcorn Beetles

Ground Beetle - Stenolophus Beetle - Stenolophus comma Stenolophus (Stenolophus) dissimilis Dejean - Stenolophus dissimilis Patterned carabid? - Stenolophus comma 1011C48 - Stenolophus dissimilis Stenolophus lineola? - Stenolophus lineola Beetle to black light - Stenolophus dissimilis Calthus sp - maybe gregarius?? - Stenolophus
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 Stenolophina
Genus Stenolophus (Seedcorn Beetles)
Explanation of Names
Stenolophus Dejean 1821
22 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, ~170 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
Most spp. 5-8 mm
worldwide, most diverse in the Holarctic(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
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.