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Tribe Opisthiini

Opisthius richardsoni Opisthius richardsoni B - Opisthius richardsoni Ground Beetle - Opisthius richardsoni O. richadsoni at Mouth of the Elwha - Opisthius richardsoni Elaphrus something? - Opisthius richardsoni Opisthius richardsoni? - Opisthius richardsoni Opisthius richardsoni? - Opisthius richardsoni
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 Nebriinae
Tribe Opisthiini
Numbers
A single species in our area with 2 genera worldwide(1)

Genera:
Opisthius - Nearctic
Paropisthius - Oriental
Range
One Nearctic genus (Opisthius) and one Oriental genus (Paropisthius) (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.