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Species Poecilus chalcites

Ground Beetle - Poecilus chalcites Pterostichini? - Poecilus chalcites Ground beetle - Poecilus chalcites Poecilus Sp.? - Poecilus chalcites Carabidae - Poecilus chalcites Poecilus chalcites - female 926C23 - Poecilus chalcites Poecilus chalcites? - Poecilus chalcites
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 Pterostichini (Woodland Ground Beetles)
Genus Poecilus
No Taxon (chalcites group)
Species chalcites (Poecilus chalcites)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Poecilus chalcites (Say)
Orig. Comb: Feronia chalcites Say, 1823
Syn: Pterostichus chalcites (Say)
Explanation of Names
chalcites (G). 'coppery' (1)
Range
e NA (TX-FL-NB-SD) [AZ?] / n. Mex. / Cuba (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.