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Genus Plochionus

Plochionus timidus Plochionus timidus Haldeman - Plochionus timidus Plochionus timidus Carabid #30 - Plochionus timidus Carabid - Plochionus timidus Beetle - Plochionus timidus Harpalini? - Plochionus timidus Plochionus discoideus
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
Subtribe Calleidina
Genus Plochionus
Explanation of Names
Plochionus Dejean 1821
2 subgenera, with 5 spp. in our area and 17 spp. total; all 4 native nearctic spp. are in the subg. Menidius(1)
neotropical group (+1 sp. in New Caledonia); in our area(1):
P. timidus: e. US + ON and across the south
3 spp. are confined to GA–FL–AL
P. pallens (adventive, cosmopolitan, native to S. America): Atlantic states (MA–FL), IN–M–KS +?CA
See Also
Cymindis, as well as species linked under See Also on that page
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.