Agra Fabricius (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalinae: Lebiini), arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: The rare Texas species.By Erwin, T.L.
The Coleopterists Bulletin 71(4): 639-651., 2017
Erwin, T.L. 2017. Agra
Fabricius (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Harpalinae: Lebiini: Agrina), arboreal beetles of Neotropical forests: The rare, Non-Neotropical Texas species at the generic northern limit, with notes on their way of life. The Coleopterists Bulletin 71(4): 639-651.
Two species occurring in southeastern Texas, USA, of the predominately tropical genus Agra
Fabricius, 1801 are described as new: oblongopunctata
group - Agra rileyi
Erwin, new species (type locality: Cameron County, Paloma Blanca Road, near Sabal Palm Sanctuary); and truquii
group - Agra wickhami
Erwin, new species (type locality: Cameron County, Brownsville).
Eight Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) New to Virginia, with Additional Records for West Virginia and MarylandBy Curt W. Harden
Banisteria No. 50: 15-20, 2018
Abstract: Eight ground beetle species, including Trechus quadristriatus (Schrank), Elaphropus dolosus (LeConte), Brachinus americanus (LeConte), Pterostichus tenuis (Casey), Cyclotrachelus convivus (LeConte), Agonum mutatum (Gemminger & Harold), Somotrichus unifasciatus (Dejean), and Cymindis elegans LeConte, are reported from Virginia for the first time, and one species, Clinidium apertum allegheniensis Bell & Bell, is removed from the state list. Two species are reported as new state records for Maryland ([I]Harpalus katia
Catalogue of Palaearctic Coleoptera Volume 1 (2nd edition)By Löbl, I. & Löbl, D.
Brill , 2018
This second updated edition of the first volume (1st ed. published 2003) is a complete catalogue of suborders Archostemata, Myxophaga, and Adephaga of the Palaearctic faunal region. The latter suborder is the largest of the three which incorporates what western authors designate Geadephaga = Caraboidea = ground beetles sensu lato. This massive 1477-page work contains information on 33,914 taxa (together with synonyms), and increases the number of included species and other taxa by almost 5,000. In addition, thousands of species have their distributional data completed, and their ranks, systematic positions and nomenclature corrected. Almost two hundred new acts fix systematics and nomenclature, and numerous problems are discussed. Even such well known genera as Calosoma and Carabus, or tribes as Bembidiini and Panagaeini, are completely reorganized compared to the previously published catalogues. Thus, the work is a scaffold for biotic surveys, ecological studies, nature conservation, and it provides background checks on Palaearctic species introduced into other faunal regions. Subsequent volumes in this series cover the remaining Coleoptera groups.