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Subfamily Scaritinae

Pinned Specimen - Scarites subterraneus Big-headed ground Beetle - Scarites subterraneus Promecognathus - female Semiardistomis viridis Scarites - Scarites subterraneus - male Scarites - Scarites subterraneus Clivina  - Clivina collaris Beetle - Clivina dentipes
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 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.