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subgenus Loxopeza

beetle - Lebia grandis Carabid - Lebia ground beetle - Lebia atriceps Lebia of sorts? - Lebia Lebia deceptrix? - Lebia deceptrix Pennsylvania Beetle  - Lebia tricolor Lebia deceptrix? - Lebia Lebia tricolor
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
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
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, 25 total(1)
Range
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.