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Tribe Pogonini

Diplochaetus sp. - Diplochaetus rutilus Pogonus texanus Chaudoir - Pogonus texanus Diplochaetus sp. - Diplochaetus 082711Beetle - Diplochaetus rutilus Taking a guess here, Pogonini - Diplochaetus Carabid - Diplochaetus rutilus Carabid - Diplochaetus rutilus Diplochaetus planatus (Horn, 1876) - Diplochaetus planatus - female
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 Trechinae
Tribe Pogonini
Explanation of Names
Pogonini Laporte 1834
6 spp. in 3 genera in our area, ~90 spp. in 12 genera total(1)(2)
worldwide, most diverse in the Palaearctic; in our area, mostly so. US (1 sp. north to NJ)(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic review of the New World Pogonini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Y. Bousquet and S. Laplante . 1997. The Canadian Entomologist, 129:(4) 699-731.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
3.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.