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Tribe Chlaeniini

Chlaenius pusillus - male Vivid Metallic Ground Beetle - Chlaenius tomentosus Chlaenius aestivus carabid - Chlaenius leucoscelis Ground Beetle  - Chlaenius erythropus Chlaenius solitarius Ground Beetles - Chlaenius Vivid Metallic Ground Beetle - Chlaenius emarginatus - Chlaenius
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.