Critical notes on the species of Selenophorus of the United States.By Horn, G.H.
Horn, G.H. 1880. Critical notes on the species of Selenophorus of the United States. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 19(107): 178-183.
Without wishing at the present time to discuss the question of the validity of Selenophorus
as a genus distinct from Harpalus
, I will only state that no characters lave yet been given which are permanent in all the species. Nevertheless it seems to be at least a well defined group in which there are three series of punctures or foveolae situated on the second, fifth and seventh elytral striae, a character which suggests a similar division of species in Pterostichus