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Tribe Galeritini

8008311 - Galerita Galerita janus Galerita - Galerita bicolor Beetle larva - Galerita Red Shoulder Beetle? - Galerita mexicana Galerita from under a rock - Galerita False Bombardier Beetle? - Galerita false bombardier larva - Galerita
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 Harpalitae
Tribe Galeritini
Numbers
8 spp. of a single genus in our area, ~140 spp. in 5 genera worldwide(1)
Range
mostly tropical, with some Holarctic representation(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.