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Tribe Zabrini - Seed-Eating Ground Beetles

little black ground beetle - Amara familiaris   - Amara Seed-eating Ground Beetle - Amara Carabidae - Amara apricaria - female Amara aenea? - Amara Carabidae: Amara quenseli - Amara quenseli Carabidae - Amara Washington Beetle - Amara
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)
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.