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Subgenus Megapangus

Beetle - Harpalus caliginosus Dicaelus?? - Harpalus Ground Beetle for ID - Harpalus Harpalus katiae - female Harpalus katiae - male carabid - Harpalus caliginosus 919C16 - Harpalus Ground Beetle - Harpalus
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Harpalina
Genus Harpalus
No Taxon Subgenus Megapangus
Explanation of Names
Megapangus Casey 1914
2 spp. in the subgenus, both in our area(1)
reviewed in(1)
across US and adjacent Canada, but H. katiae is restricted to se. & so. central US(1)
Works Cited
1.Review of the species of the subgenus Megapangus
K.W. Will. 1997. Col. Bull. 51(1): 43-51.