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subgenus Amara

Amara sp.? - Amara crassispina Amara? - Amara aenea Black Beetle - Amara familiaris Ground beetle - Amara littoralis Amara ? - Amara crassispina - female Common Sun Beetle - Amara cupreolata - female Amara eurynota - male Unknown Beetle - Amara
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 Amara
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
treated here following(1) in more narrow sense than in(2)
Numbers
~30 spp. (incl. 6 adventive) in our area, ~90 total(1)
Range
mostly holarctic (incl. all of NA) with some representation in more southern regions, more diverse in Asia(1)
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.