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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Carabinae

Which Calosoma? - Calosoma peregrinator - male Fiery Hunter - Calosoma calidum Cychrus tuberculatus  ? - Cychrus tuberculatus Scaphinotus? - Scaphinotus angusticollis Carabus (Tanaocarabus) finitimus Haldeman - Carabus finitimus - male Sphaeroderus stenostomus - female Sphaeroderus stenostomus lecontei? - Sphaeroderus stenostomus - male Scaphinotus andrewsii mutabilis Casey - Scaphinotus andrewsii
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
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.