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Tribe Zabrini - Seed-Eating Ground Beetles

Ground Beetle - Amara familiaris - female Ground Beetle - Amara chalcea - male Amara pennsylvanica Black Beetle - Amara aenea Ground beetle - Amara beetle - Amara Coleoptera - Amara Beetle - Amara angustata - male
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 Pterostichitae
Tribe Zabrini (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amarini in most older North American literature (1)
Numbers
One genus in North America: Amara. Pseudamara was formerly included, but is now treated under Sphodrini.
See Also
closely related to the Pterostichini, and perhaps should be included in that tribe (1)
Print References
Ball, George and Bousquet, Yves (2001). Carabidae (family #6). In: Arnett, Ross H. and Thomas, Michael C. American Beetles. Volume 1, p. 89 (1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.