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Genus Thalpius

Pseudaptinus hogei Bates - Thalpius hoegei T. simplex - Thalpius simplex Carabid - Thalpius Beetle - Thalpius Thalpius sp.? - Thalpius dorsalis This year more common at our house - Thalpius horni Thalpius Thalpius sp. - Thalpius undescribed-two
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 Zuphiini
Genus Thalpius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
often treated as a subgenus of Pseuadptinus [e.g., in(1)]
Explanation of Names
Thalpius LeConte 1851
9 spp. in our area, 33 total(2)
key to spp. in(2)
Neotropical-Australian group; in the New World, ranges into so. US (to DC-OR)(2)