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Species Plochionus timidus

Plochionus timidus Haldeman - Plochionus timidus beetle - Plochionus timidus Plochionus timidus Agonum sp.? - Plochionus timidus Beetle - Plochionus timidus Carabidae ? - Plochionus timidus Carabidae ? - Plochionus timidus Harpalini? - Plochionus timidus
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
Species timidus (Plochionus timidus)
Explanation of Names
Plochionus timidus Haldeman 1843
timidus = 'timid'
outside extreme southeast (GA–FL–AL), any Plochionus with this shape of pronotum is this species; in the adventive P. pallens [MA–FL, IN–MO–KS, ?CA(1)], the pronotum narrows towards base
e NA to CA (ON–NH–FL to IA-CA) & Baja; the only widespread native sp. of the genus in our area(1)
Print References
Zhou J., Goyer R.A. (1993) Descriptions of the immature stages of Calleida viridipennis (Say) and Plochionus timidus Haldeman (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini). Col. Bull. 47: 233-242.
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.