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Species Pasimachus californicus

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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 Scaritinae
Tribe Pasimachini
Genus Pasimachus
No Taxon (depressus group)
Species californicus (Pasimachus californicus)
Explanation of Names
Pasimachus californicus Chaudoir 1850
22-35 mm(1)
AZ to NE-TX; Mexico(2)
Works Cited
1.A key to adult Nearctic Pasimachus (Pasimachus) Bonelli (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Scaritini)...
Purrington F.F., Drake C.J. 2005. Entomological News 116: 253-262.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.