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Tribe Galeritini

False Bombardier Beetle - Galerita janus Bombardier? - Galerita janus Galerita (Galerita) aequinoctialis Chaudoir - Galerita aequinoctialis Black & red beetle - Galerita janus blister beetle? - Galerita bicolor Beetle - Galerita bicolor Galerita bicolor/janus? - Galerita Beetle826a - Galerita
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Galeritini
8 spp. of a single genus in our area, ~140 spp. in 5 genera worldwide(1)
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.