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Family Carabidae - Ground Beetles

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A new fossil species of the genus Coptodera Dejean, 1825 (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiinae) from Baltic amber
By Sara Gamboa, Vicente M.Ortuño
Zootaxa, 2015
PDF (for read, scroll to the bottom)

Hyboptera Chaudoir, 1872 of the Cryptobatida group of subtribe Agrina: A taxonomic revision with notes on their ways of life ...
By Terry L Erwin, Shasta C. Henry
ZooKeys 714: 61-127, 2017
Full title: Hyboptera Chaudoir, 1872 of the Cryptobatida group of subtribe Agrina: A taxonomic revision with notes on their ways of life (Insecta, Coleoptera, Carabidae, Lebiini)
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Bembidion ambiguum (Coleoptera: Carabidae) is established in California
By D.R. Maddison, K. Will, S. Crews, J. LaBonte
Biodiversity Data Journal 6: e30763, 2018
First records of Bembidion ambiguum in North America presented, along with diagnostic photographs and modified key couplets.
Available online as of November 2020.

Pterostichus (Anilloferonia) diana LaBonte (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini), a replacement name for P. lanei ...
By J.R. LaBonte
Zootaxa 3682(4): 563-571, 2013
Full title: Pterostichus (Anilloferonia) diana LaBonte (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Pterostichini), a replacement name for P. (A.) lanei (Hatch, 1935), and validity and rediscription of P. (A.) malkini (Hatch, 1953).


Excellent illustrations showing the distinguishing characters of the three species of Anilloferonia.

Review of the Nearctic species of the Holarctic subgenus Argutor (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
By Y. Bousquet, R. Webster
The Canadian Entomologist 136: 645-660, 2004

On Some Carabidae, Including New Species, from the Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
By P. J. Darlington Jr.
Psyche, 1931
Includes: notes on several Cychrines endemic to the southern Appalachians, key to the species of Gastrellarius, key to the species of Pterostichus in the subgenus Monoferonia.

Species described:
+Scaphinotus (Maronetus) unistriatus
+Sphaeroderus 'multicarinatus'
+Nebria appalachia
+Gastrellarius unicarum
+Pterostichus primus
+Pterostichus carolinus carolinus
+Pterostichus carolinus fumorum



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On Some Carabidae, Including New Species, from the Mountains of North Carolina and Tennessee.
By P. J. Darlington Jr.
Psyche, 1931
Includes: notes on several Cychrines endemic to the southern Appalachians, key to the species of Gastrellarius, key to the species of Pterostichus in the subgenus Monoferonia.

Species described:
+Scaphinotus (Maronetus) unistriatus
+Sphaeroderus 'multicarinatus'
+Nebria appalachia
+Gastrellarius unicarum
+Pterostichus primus
+Pterostichus carolinus carolinus
+Pterostichus carolinus fumorum



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The North American Pterostichus of the Subgenus Cylindrocharis Casey (Coleoptera, Carabidae)
By Thomas C. Barr, Jr
American Museum of Natural History, 1971
PDF here of this great paper.
Note- Since this publication, P. acutipes kentuckyensis has been found in Soutwest Virginia as well as Kentucky.(source)

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