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Species Tachys proximus

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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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Tachys
No Taxon (subgenus Paratachys)
Species proximus (Tachys proximus)
Explanation of Names
Tachys (Paratachys) proximus (Say 1823)
Identification
Look for "recurved stria on apical elytra and suggestion of a bilateral pair of mentum pits." - Peter Messer
Range
e. NA to NM (QC-FL to ON-SD-NM) to Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.