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Species Carabus maeander

Bronze Beetle - Carabus maeander - male Carabus - Carabus maeander Carabus maeander maeander - Carabus maeander Ground Beetle? - Carabus maeander unknown Beetle - Carabus maeander Beetle - Carabus maeander Carabus maeander/granulatus - Carabus maeander - male Carabus maeander
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 Carabinae
Tribe Carabini
Genus Carabus
Species maeander (Carabus maeander)
Explanation of Names
Carabus maeander maeander Fischer von Waldheim 1820
Holarctic, transcontinental in both NA (NF-NT-AK to NY-IA-CO) and Eurasia (two other sspp. in e. Asia)(1)
the only member of the subgenus Homoeocarabus Reitter(1)
See Also
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.