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subgenus Bradytus

Pterostichini? - Amara apricaria 9mm racer - Amara Carabid - Amara apricaria Amara exarata 9020536 Amara - Amara apricaria Carabidae - Amara Ground Beetle - Amara ground beetle - Amara insignis - male
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 Bradytus
Explanation of Names
Bradytus Stephens 1827
12 spp. (incl. 2 adventive) in our area, 35 spp. total(1)
Holarctic (>2/3 of spp. in Asia); in NA, widespread, with 1 Holarctic sp. and 2 adventive(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.