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Subfamily Scaritinae

large ground beetle on Spirit Mound - Scarites vicinus Clivina bipustulata - Paraclivina bipustulata Ground Beetle - Scarites sp. - Scarites subterraneus Clivina americana Promecognathus... - Promecognathus crassus Paraclivina postica Pasimachus - Pasimachus elongatus big-headed ground beetle - Scarites subterraneus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Scaritinae
Numbers
two tribes, with >130 spp. in 11 genera in our area, and ca. 110 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.