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Genus Discoderus

Carabidae - Discoderus amoenus 1126C02 - Discoderus Discoderus impotens2 - Discoderus impotens - male Harpalinae? - Discoderus - male 20160913 Discoderus sp - Discoderus Carabid.. - Discoderus Ground beetle - Discoderus amoenus 20161003OA04 - Discoderus
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Discoderus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Discoderus LeConte 1853
19 spp. in our area, 28 total(1)
1/9/2017: I removed my provisional key to North American Discoderus (last version 2/07/2015b) at both BugGuide & ResearchGate because I felt it was misleading with too many problems in its current state. A better identification key will be developed in conjunction with plans to survey Discoderus species across the United States. - Peter W. Messer
so. Canada to so. Mexico; in our area, all except D. parallelus are restricted to sw. US(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.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.