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Species Galerita bicolor

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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 Galeritini
Genus Galerita (False Bombardier Beetles)
No Taxon (subgenus Progaleritina)
Species bicolor (Galerita bicolor)
Explanation of Names
Galerita bicolor Drury 1773
17.5-22.5 mm(1)
Can be separated from similar spp. based on shape of head and/or pronotum(2)
heads of G. bicolor and G. janus:
e US (RI-FL to SD-TX)(3)
Feb-Dec in SC(2)
Works Cited
1.A monographic revision of the American Galeritini (Coleoptera: Carabidae)
Reichardt H. 1967. Arquivos de Zoologia 15(1-2): 1-176.
2.Ground Beetles and Wrinkled Bark Beetles of South Carolina
Janet Ciegler. 2000. Clemson University.
3.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.