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Species Chlaenius emarginatus

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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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Pterostichitae
Tribe Chlaeniini
Genus Chlaenius (Vivid Metallic Ground Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Anomoglossus)
Species emarginatus (Chlaenius emarginatus)
Explanation of Names
Chlaenius emarginatus Say 1823
Identification
Distinguished by large body size and long mandibles compared to other similar-looking congeners
Range
Great Plains, east (NS-FL to SD-OK)(1); historical records from "Tex"
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.