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subgenus Curtonotus

cf. Harpalus - Amara carinata Amara lacustris LeConte - Amara lacustris Carabid 10 - Amara Harpalus? Anisodactylus? - Amara pennsylvanica Harpalobrachys? - Amara Pterostichus ? - Amara Amara carinata (LeConte 1847) - Amara carinata - male Carabidae: Amara blanchardi - Amara blanchardi
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 Zabrini (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
Genus Amara (Seed-Eating Ground Beetles)
No Taxon subgenus Curtonotus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
often treated as a separate genus by Old World workers
Explanation of Names
Curtonotus Stephens 1827
Numbers
15 spp. in our area, 85 total(1)
Identification
rather slender and Pterostichus-like
Range
Holarctic (most spp. in montane Asia); in our area, mostly northern (from tundra south to GA in the east and CA in the west), with 5 Holarctic spp. and one introduced (A. aulica)(1)
Habitat
open, rather dry places; open fields on clay soil; some live in riparian flood plains(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.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.