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Genus Pentagonica

Ground Beetle - Pentagonica flavipes Pentagonica marshalli Mateu - Pentagonica marshalli Ground Beetle - Pentagonica flavipes Ground Beetle - Pentagonica flavipes Ground Beetle - Pentagonica flavipes Ground Beetle - Pentagonica flavipes Pentagonica picticornis Bates - Pentagonica picticornis Pentagonica picticornis Bates - Pentagonica picticornis
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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Pentagonicini
Genus Pentagonica
Explanation of Names
Pentagonica Schmidt-Goebel 1846
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, ~85 total(1)
Range
most of the world, primarily tropical; in our area, 4 spp. restricted to so./se. US states, and 2 spp. are more widespread in the east (P. picticornis ranges into QC-ON)(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.