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Genus Dicheirotrichus

Carabid - Dicheirotrichus cognatus Dicheirotrichus mannerheimii Dicheirotrichus cognatus Dicheirotrichus cognatus Carabid - Dicheirotrichus cognatus Ground Beetle, Bronze Line - Dicheirotrichus cognatus Ground Beetle - Dicheirotrichus cognatus Ground Beetle - Dicheirotrichus cognatus
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Stenolophina
Genus Dicheirotrichus
Explanation of Names
Dicheirotrichus Jacquelin du Val 1855
Numbers
2 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, 46 spp. in 5 subgenera total(1)
Identification
Separated from other harpaline genera by having one seta (bristle) near each hind angle of pronotum vs none in other genera. The distinct pubescence on sides and posterior end of elytra is another important clue.
Range
Palaearctic group, with 2 holarctic circumpolar spp. in NA(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.