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Tribe Chlaeniini

Smelly Ground Beetle - Chlaenius impunctifrons - male Chlaenius erythropus - male From a man-made pond - Chlaenius unkn beetle - Chlaenius leucoscelis Black beetle with fine hair and yellow legs - Chlaenius tricolor resembles Chlaenius - Chlaenius tricolor Chlaenius aestivus? - Chlaenius tricolor Chlaenius tomentosus
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 Pterostichitae
Tribe Chlaeniini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Callistini
Numbers
>50 spp. of a single genus in our area, ca. 1000 spp. in 18 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in the Old World 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.