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Genus Micratopus

Micratopus Micratopus Micratopus aenescens (LeConte) - Micratopus aenescens 022412Beetle1 - Micratopus
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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Micratopus
Explanation of Names
Micratopus Casey 1914
Numbers
a single species in our area, 5 described spp. total (+dozens undescribed)(1)
Size
1.2–3.0 mm(2)
Range
Neotropical group ranging into the US(1)