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Genus Dromochorus - Dromo Tiger Beetles

BG1568 C9953 - Dromochorus pilatei - male BG1571 C9786 - Dromochorus pilatei - female Frosted Dromo Tiger Beetle - Dromochorus pruininus Loamy Ground Tiger Beetle - Dromochorus belfragei - male Cicindela (Dromochorus) belfragei Salle - Dromochorus belfragei Dromochorus velutinigrens Dromo Tiger Beetle? - Dromochorus Tiger Beetle - Dromochorus pilatei
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 Cicindelinae (Tiger Beetles)
Tribe Cicindelini (Flashy Tiger Beetles)
Genus Dromochorus (Dromo Tiger Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly treated as a subgenus of Cicindela
Explanation of Names
Dromochorus Guérin-Méneville 1849
8 spp., all in our area(1)
key to spp. in(1)
south-central US & adjacent Mexico; by far most diverse in TX(1)
low elevations, usually below 500 m(1)
Works Cited
1.Cryptic diversity in the North American Dromochorus tiger beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Cicindelinae)...
Duran DP, Herrmann DP, Roman SJ, Gwiazdowski RA, Drummond JA, Hood GR, Egan SP. 2019. Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 186: 250–285.