Explanation of Names
Calathus fuscipes (Goeze 1777)
Large for a Calathus; dorsal colouration dark, 3rd and 5th striae with dorsal punctures.
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA, where is restricted to the Pacific Northwest: BC (Vancouver area) & WA
our only representative of the nominate subgenus (34 spp., all Palaearctic)(1)