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subgenus Loxopeza

WBC Brachinus - Lebia grandis Lebia tricolor Lebia sp - Lebia atriceps Could this be a Lebia in the tricolor group? - Lebia grandis Which one? - Lebia Lebia grandis Lebia ? - Lebia tricolor Large Foliage Ground Beetle - Lebia grandis
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 Lebiini
Subtribe Lebiina
Genus Lebia (Colorful Foliage Ground Beetles)
No Taxon subgenus Loxopeza
Explanation of Names
Loxopeza Chaudoir 1871
8 spp. in our area, 25 total(1)
New World (mostly neotropical) north to NS-AB(1); in our area:
3 spp. (L. grandis, L. tricolor, L. atriventris) widespread in the eastern half of the continent, the latter reaching AB-NM
L. atriceps mostly along the Rockies (MB-AB-NM-AZ)
4 spp. (L. deceptrix, L. pimalis, L. subdola, L. subgrandis) are southwestern (TX-AZ)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.