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Species Platynus tenuicollis

Ground Beetle - Platynus tenuicollis Agonum sp.? - Platynus tenuicollis Agonum? - Platynus tenuicollis Platynus (s.str.) tenuicollis  (LeConte) - Platynus tenuicollis Holly River Carabid - Platynus tenuicollis - male Ground Beetle - Platynus tenuicollis - female  Carabidae - Platynus tenuicollis Beetle for ID - Platynus tenuicollis
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 Platynini
Genus Platynus
No Taxon (subgenus Platynus)
Species tenuicollis (Platynus tenuicollis)
Explanation of Names
Platynus tenuicollis (LeConte 1846)
9-13 mm(1)
e. NA (NB-QC to FL-LA)(2)
along water in deep shaded ravines(1); adults under rocks and among gravel along banks of creeks/rivers in shady areas at middle altitudes (500-1500m)(3)
one of the few Platynus spp. that come to lights(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Beetles of Northeastern North America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Downie, N.M., and R.H. Arnett. 1996. The Sandhill Crane Press, Gainesville, FL.
2.Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae including Cicindelini) of America north of Mexico
Y. Bousquet and A. Larochelle. 1993. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 125: 1-397.
3.Coleoptera species pages developed for the GSMNP project