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Suborder Adephaga - Ground and Water Beetles

Small Green Beetle - Harpalus affinis beetle - Badister micans BG2532 D2607 - Notiobia sayi - male 8017512 - Harpalus indianus Coelambus falli Wallis - Hygrotus falli - male 20160929OA09 - Calosoma macrum Anillinus chandleri - male Dineutus sublineatus? - Dineutus sublineatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
informal names Geadephaga and Hydradephaga are used to refer to the land-living (Trachypachidae, Carabidae, Rhysodidae) and aquatic families of this suborder, respectively
Numbers
11 extant families worldwide, 8 in our area(1)(2)
Print References
nearctic Carabidae, Rhysodidae, and Trachypachidae are catalogued in(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Family-group names in Coleoptera (Insecta)
Bouchard P. et al. 2011. ZooKeys 88: 1–972.
2.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.
3.Catalogue of the Geadephaga (Coleoptera: Trachypachidae, Rhysodidae, Carabidae including Cicindelini) of America north of Mexico
Y. Bousquet and A. Larochelle. 1993. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 125: 1-397.