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Species Poecilus chalcites

Poecilus - Poecilus chalcites Carabid - Poecilus chalcites BG3057 E8861h - Poecilus chalcites - male Woodland ground beetle? - Poecilus chalcites beetle - Poecilus chalcites Poecilus chalcites - female 926C23 - Poecilus chalcites Coleoptera, Carabidae - Poecilus chalcites
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)
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.