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Taxonomy
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Genus Brachinus - Bombardier Beetle

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Coleoptera - Beetles
Suborder Adephaga - Ground and Water Beetles
Family Carabidae - Ground Beetles
Subfamily Brachininae
Genus Brachinus - Bombardier Beetle

No Taxon alternans group
No Taxon americanus group
No Taxon cordicollis group
No Taxon fumans group
No Taxon hirsutus group
No Taxon lateralis group
No Taxon texanus group
Species aabaaba - Brachinus aabaaba
Species costipennis - Brachinus costipennis