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Subfamily Trechinae

 
 
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Phylogeny of the beetle supertribe Trechitae (Coleoptera: Carabidae): Unexpected clades, isolated lineages, and [...]
By D.R. Maddison, K. Kanda, O.F. Boyd, A. Faille, N. Porch, T.L. Erwin, and S. Roig-Junent
Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 2019
Full title: Phylogeny of the beetle supertribe Trechitae (Coleoptera: Carabidae): Unexpected clades, isolated lineages, and isolated lineages.

Abstract: Using data from two nuclear ribosomal genes and four nuclear protein-coding genes, we infer a well-resolved phylogeny of major lineages of the carabid beetle supertribe Trechitae, based upon a sampling of 259 species. Patrobini is the sister group of Trechitae, but the genus Lissopogonus appears to be outside of the Patrobini + Trechitae clade. We find that four enigmatic trechite genera from the Southern Hemisphere, Bembidarenas, Argentinatachoides, Andinodontis, and Tasmanitachoides, form a clade that is the sister group of Trechini; we describe this clade as a new tribe, Bembidarenini.

Rediscovery and distribution of Bembidion plagiatum Zimmerman (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
By Richard L. Hoffman
Brimleyana No.7 pp145-150, 1982
Online Here.

Detailed discussion of B. plagiatum's habitat preference and distribution. Prior to the publication of this note, the species was very poorly known and rare in collections.

Systematics of the north american beetle subgenus Pseudoperyphus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidion) [...]
By David R. Maddison
Annals of Carnegie Museum, Vol 77 No 1 pp.147-193, 2008
Full title: "Systematics of the north american beetle subgenus Pseudoperyphus (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidion) based upon morphological, chromosomal, and molecular data"

A masterful treatment of this immensely difficult group of Bembidion species, with desciption of four new species, detailed illustrations of external morphological characters as well as characters of the aedeagus, discussion on range and habitat preference, and notes on future problems that remain to be solved.

Species of Anillinus Casey (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae) described from Brazil and their Relation to North American [...]
By I.M. Sokolov & C.E. Carlton
The Coleopterists Bulletin 66(3):245-249, 2012
Full title: "Species of Anillinus Casey (Coleoptera: Carabdae: Trechinae) described from Brazil and their Relation to North American Representatives of the genus.

The authors conclude that two species of Anillinus described from Brazil by Zaballos and Mateu (1997) - A. minor and A. magnus - were based on mislabeled specimens that were actually collected in the state of Georgia, USA. They place A. minor in synonymy with A. steevesi Barr, and move A. magnus to the genus Serranillus. The aedeagi of three Serranillus species are figured (S. jeanelli, S. septentrionis, and S. magnus).

Species delimitation, classical taxonomy and genome skimming: a review of the ground beetle genus Lionepha (Col.: Carabidae)
By Maddison D.R., Sproul J.S.
Zool. J. Linn. Soc. XX: 1-46, 2020

Studies on the Subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part III: Systematics, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography of....
By Erwin, T.L.
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, No. 208. 68 pp., 1975
Full title: "Studies on the Subtribe Tachyina (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Bembidiini), Part III: Systematics, Phylogeny, and Zoogeography of the genus Tachyta Kirby."

Full text online here.

Four new species of the genus Anillinus Casey (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Anillini) from Alabama, U.S.A., with a revised key [...]
By Igor M. Sokolov
Zootaxa 4808 (3): 547-559, 2020
Full title: Four new species of the genus Anillinus Casey (Coleoptera, Carabidae, Anillini) from Alabama, U.S.A., with a revised key to the Alabama species.

Two new species of blind, forest litter-inhabiting ground beetles from the subtribe Anillina [...]
By Igor Sokolov and Chris Carlton
Zootaxa, 2008
Full title: Two new species of blind, forest litter-inhabiting ground beetles from the subtribe Anillina (Carabidae : Trechinae : Bembidiini) from eastern USA.

Serranillus septentrionis and A. cherokee are described.

 
 
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