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Subfamily Carabinae

Big Green Beetle - Calosoma scrutator Sphaeroderus nitidicollis nitidicollis - Sphaeroderus nitidicollis Which Carabus? - Carabus - female Scaphinotus angulatus? - Scaphinotus angulatus - female Scaphinotus - Scaphinotus viduus Purple-Rimmed Carabus - Carabus nemoralis - Carabus nemoralis Calosoma - Calosoma peregrinator Calosoma semilaeve or simplex? - Calosoma
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 Carabinae
Numbers
two tribes, with ca. 150 spp. in 6 genera in our area and >1000 spp. in 7 genera worldwide(1)
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.