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Tribe Pterostichini - Woodland Ground Beetles

 
 
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Notes on Pterostichus punctiventris (Chaudoir) (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in Arkansas, with a New State Record
By F.B.Hamilton, M.J.Skvarla, D.M.Fisher, A.P.G.Dowling
The Coleopterists Bulletin, 70(2):309-313, 2016
Full text (PDF)

On the Occurrence of Several Species of Pterostichine Ground Beetles in Virginia (Carabidae: Pterostichini)
By Richard L. Hoffman
Banisteria No. 12, 1998
Virginia distribution data, habitat preferences, behavioral notes, and more:

Gastrellarius blanchardi
Pterostichus acutipes
Pterostichus lubricus (first published illustrations of the species)
Pterostichus patruelis
Pterostichus pensylvanicus
Pterostichus adstrictus (removed from state list)

PDF here

Review of the Nearctic species of the Holarctic subgenus Argutor (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
By Y. Bousquet, R. Webster
The Canadian Entomologist 136: 645-660, 2004

On Some Carabidae, Including New Species, from the Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
By P. J. Darlington Jr.
Psyche, 1931
Includes: notes on several Cychrines endemic to the southern Appalachians, key to the species of Gastrellarius, key to the species of Pterostichus in the subgenus Monoferonia.

Species described:
+Scaphinotus (Maronetus) unistriatus
+Sphaeroderus 'multicarinatus'
+Nebria appalachia
+Gastrellarius unicarum
+Pterostichus primus
+Pterostichus carolinus carolinus
+Pterostichus carolinus fumorum



Available online here

On Some Carabidae, Including New Species, from the Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
By P. J. Darlington Jr.
Psyche, 1931
Includes: notes on several Cychrines endemic to the southern Appalachians, key to the species of Gastrellarius, key to the species of Pterostichus in the subgenus Monoferonia.

Species described:
+Scaphinotus (Maronetus) unistriatus
+Sphaeroderus 'multicarinatus'
+Nebria appalachia
+Gastrellarius unicarum
+Pterostichus primus
+Pterostichus carolinus carolinus
+Pterostichus carolinus fumorum



Available online here

The North American Pterostichus of the Subgenus Cylindrocharis Casey (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
By Thomas C. Barr, Jr
American Museum of Natural History, 1971
PDF here of this great paper.
Note- Since this publication, P. acutipes kentuckyensis has been found in Soutwest Virginia as well as Kentucky.(source)

A revision of the species of the genus Evarthrus LeConte (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
By R Freitag
Quaestiones Entomologicae, 5: 89-212, 1969
PDF version available here.

Key and descriptions of the North American Cyclotrachelus (formerly Evarthrus) are provided.

Systematics and zoogeography of the genus Lophoglossus Leconte (Coleoptera Carabidae Pterostichini)
By Kipling Will
Advances in Carabidology: 259-276, September 24, 1999

 
 
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