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Genus Tachyta

Ground beetle - Tachyta angulata small carabid - Tachyta angulata Small carabid with orange legs - Tachyta Tachyta? - Tachyta Tachyta sp.? - Tachyta Small Black Ground Beetle - Tachyta Mojave-33 - Tachyta Tachyta falli
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 Tachyta
Explanation of Names
Tachyta Kirby 1837
5 spp. in our area, all in the nominate subgenus; 24 spp. in 2 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)(3)
1.8–3.3 mm(4)
world revision in(1)
worldwide in boreal, temperate, and tropical areas; most of NA(5)
forests; adults under bark of dead trees(5)
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