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Genus Anisodactylus

Carabid - Anisodactylus sanctaecrucis Anisodactylus dulcicollis (LaFerté-Sénectère) - Anisodactylus dulcicollis Beetle - Anisodactylus dulcicollis - female Notobia - Anisodactylus rusticus Beetle - Anisodactylus rusticus - male ground beetle - Anisodactylus harrisii Ground Beetle - Anisodactylus Black and brown ground beetle - Anisodactylus sanctaecrucis
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 Harpalini
Subtribe Anisodactylina
Genus Anisodactylus
Explanation of Names
Anisodactylus Dejean 1829
33 spp. (incl. one adventive) in 6 subgenera in our area, ~50 spp. in 9 subgenera total(1)
best separated from Harpalus by having the mentum and submentum partially (usually over the lateral lobes) or entirely fused and spongy adhesive setae underneath some of the pro- and mesotarsomeres of the males(2)