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Subfamily Nebriinae

Opisthius richardsoni Leistus ferruginosus Beetle - Notiophilus Nebria sahlbergii - Nebria sahlbergi Nebria nivalis - female Notiophilus ? - Notiophilus aeneus Nebria lacustris Gazelle Beetle - Nebria brevicollis
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 Nebriinae
Numbers
~80 species in 6 genera of 4 tribes in our area, 5 tribes total(1)

Tribes:
Range
The 4 tribes represented in North America are Laurasian (mostly boreal & montane); the fifth is Neotropical(1)
Internet References
(2)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.
2.eAgra: Western Hemisphere Caraboidea