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Genus Elacatis - False Tiger Beetles

Elacatis sp. - Elacatis umbrosus - female Narrow-waisted bark beetle - Elacatis larsoni Coleoptera - Elacatis umbrosus Sonora-2 - Elacatis - male Sonora-2 - Elacatis - male Cleroidea? - Elacatis Cleroidea? - Elacatis Cleroidea? - Elacatis
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Polyphaga (Water, Rove, Scarab, Long-horned, Leaf and Snout Beetles)
No Taxon (Series Cucujiformia)
Superfamily Tenebrionoidea (Fungus, Bark, Darkling and Blister Beetles)
Family Salpingidae (Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles)
Genus Elacatis (False Tiger Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Othninus LeConte 1861
revised in(1)
Explanation of Names
Elacatis Pascoe 1860
7 spp. in our area [incl. one doubtful record), ~50 total(1)
key to spp. in(1)
much of the world (holarctic, Oriental, Australian); in our area, mainly western, esp. sw US(1)
our only representative of the subfamily Othniinae LeConte 1861 that contains two more genera (both tropical)(1)