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Species Mochtherus tetraspilotus

Ground Beetle - Mochtherus tetraspilotus
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 Harpalitae
Tribe Lebiini
Subtribe Pericalina
Genus Mochtherus
Species tetraspilotus (Mochtherus tetraspilotus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mochtherus tetraspilotus (MacLeay, 1825)
6-8 mm
Adventive in FL and apparently spreading
Known from Japan, Formosa, Philippines, Borneo, Java, Sumatra, Malaya, IndoChina, Thailand, Burma, Ceylon, India, across the Malay Archipelago, New Guinea, as well as Christmas Is. and Samoa.
Print References
P.M. Choate (2001) An Asian Ground Beetle, Mochtherus tetraspilotus (MacLeay), in Florida (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Lebiini). Fla. Dept. Agri. & Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry. Entomology Circular No. 404, 2 pp.
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