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Genus Ega

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Classification
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 Lachnophorini
Genus Ega
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our spp. used to be treated in Calybe, which is currently considered purely neotropical(1)
Explanation of Names
Ega Laporte 1834
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (both in the subg. Ega), 25 spp. in 2 subgenera total(2)
Range
Neotropical, with 2 spp. ranging north into so. US (to SC & CA)(2)
e. sp: se US to TX / s. to C. Amer.
w. sp: CA-AZ-NV / s. to C. Amer.