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Species Dicaelus furvus

D. furvus - Dicaelus furvus D. furvus - Dicaelus furvus Dicaelus furvus carinatus? - Dicaelus furvus Dicaelus furvus - female
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 Licinini
Subtribe Dicaelina
Genus Dicaelus (Notched-mouth Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Paradicaelus)
No Taxon (furvus group)
Species furvus (Dicaelus furvus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dicaelus furvus Dejean
Numbers
One of 17 Dicaelus species in North America. (1)
Size
15 to 16.5 mm (2)
Identification
Smaller than Dicaelus dilat*atus and only two pair of lateral setae on the pronotum (more than 2 pair in D. elong*atus). Also left mandible has a tubercle/ridge in front of labrum. (2)
Range
Great Plains, Gulf Coast (3)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
3.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.