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Species Carabus taedatus

Ground Beetle - Carabus taedatus Carabus nemoralis? - Carabus taedatus - female Carabus - Carabus taedatus - female Carabus taedatus Giant Beetle - Carabus taedatus Giant Beetle - Carabus taedatus Nice Carabid... - Carabus taedatus - male Ground Beetle - Carabus taedatus
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 Carabinae
Tribe Carabini
Genus Carabus
No Taxon (subgenus Tanaocarabus)
Species taedatus (Carabus taedatus)
Explanation of Names
Carabus taedatus Fabricius 1787
4 sspp., all in our area(1)
C. t. agassii LeConte 1850: boreal transcontinental (NF-BC-YT-NT) & western montane (to SD-NM-CA)
C. t. bicanaliceps Casey 1920: BC-OR (from Vancouver Is. and Puget Sound to c. OR between the coast and the Cascade Range)
C. t. rainieri Van Dyke 1945: BC-OR (high altitude along the n. Cascades and coastal mountains of OR)
C. t. taedatus: se. AK (incl. Aleutian Is.)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.