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Genus Tachys

small beetle - Tachys proximus Trechinae - Tachys Tachys pulchellus LaFerté-Sénectère - Tachys pulchellus Carabidae? dorsal - Tachys Tachys pulchellus Tachys pulchellus Yet another Bembidion? - Tachys Paratachys scitulus? - Tachys
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 Tachys
Explanation of Names
Tachys Dejean 1821
Numbers
2 subgenera, with ~30 spp. in in our area and ~180 worldwide(1)
Range
all zoogeographical regions(1)
Habitat
typically halophilic(2)