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Genus Zuphium

Zuphium mexicanum Chaudoir - Zuphium mexicanum Zuphium mexicanum Chaudoir - Zuphium mexicanum Beetle with skinny neck and waist - Zuphium americanum Zuphium mexicanum Chaudoir - Zuphium mexicanum Zuphium longicolle LeConte - Zuphium longicolle Zuphium americanum Dejean - Zuphium americanum Help! - Zuphium longicolle Zuphium americanum? - Zuphium pseudamericanum
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 Zuphiini
Genus Zuphium
Explanation of Names
Zuphium Latreille 1806
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, ~75 worldwide(1)
Identification
Very narrow neck is unique among the Nearctic carabids
Range
worldwide, mostly tropical; in our area, across the south, north to NJ-so.ON-SD + OR; Z. americanum is the only widespread sp.(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.