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Species Cymindis platicollis

Ground beetle - Cymindis platicollis Cymindis platicollis ? - Cymindis platicollis Ground Beetle - Cymindis platicollis Agonum sp - Cymindis platicollis Cymindis (Pinacodera) platicollis (Say) - Cymindis platicollis Cymindis platicollis Beetle 52 - Cymindis platicollis Carabid - Cymindis platicollis
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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Lebiini
Genus Cymindis
No Taxon (Subgenus Pinacodera)
Species platicollis (Cymindis platicollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cymindis platicollis (Say)
Orig. Comb: Lebia platicollis Say, 1823
Syn: Pinacodera platicollis (Say)
Explanation of Names
platicollis - 'flat, broad neck'
Size
11 mm (BG data)
Range
e. N. Amer. (TX-SC-ME-ND) / NL, Mex. (1)
Habitat
arboreal (1)
Remarks
a typical element of e. N. Amer. temperate forest. Unlike most carabids inhabiting the temperate and boreal regions, this species lives above the surface of the ground in trees and is usually collected by beating branches. An arboreal way of life is a common feature among tropical carabids. (1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.