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Genus Selenophorus

BG2447 E6464 - Selenophorus fatuus Ground Beetle - Selenophorus palliatus Selenophorus palliatus (Fabricius) - Selenophorus palliatus Selenophorus fatuus Selenophorus pedicularius - female Carabidae 3 - Selenophorus aeneopiceus 923C26 - Selenophorus palliatus 20170831 LH01 - Selenophorus
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 Selenophorus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revision much needed(1)
Explanation of Names
Selenophorus Dejean 1829
Numbers
2 subgenera, with ~40 spp. in our area and ~200 spp. total(1)
Identification
Serial punctures in elytral striae 2, 5, 7 characteristic of the genus.
Range
New World (so. Canada to Argentina), mostly neotropical(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.