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Genus Notiobia

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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 Anisodactylina
Genus Notiobia
Explanation of Names
Notiobia Perty 1830
8 spp. (all in the subg. Anisotarsus) in our area, ~100 spp. in 3 subgenera worldwide; subg. Anisotarsus Chaudoir 1837 contains the total of 53 spp. confined to the Western Hemisphere and Australia(1)
New World, Australia, and Africa; in our area, from se. Canada to FL-CA(1)
Meso- to xerophilous: open deciduous woods, meadows, disturbed areas; adults spend the day under leaf litter, stones, logs.(2)
Adults mostly macropterous, nocturnal, and may come to lights(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.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.