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Tribe Scaritini

Scarites - Scarites subterraneus Scarites? - Scarites Scarites sp. - Scarites subterraneus Big-headed Ground Beetle - Scarites subterraneus 9015965 Scarites - Scarites Unknown Beetle Larva - Scarites Scarites subterraneus? - Scarites Beetle don’t know what kind. - Scarites
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 Scaritinae
Tribe Scaritini
Numbers
17 spp. in 2 genera in our area, >40 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in the tropics(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.