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Genus Patrobus

Ground Beetle - Patrobus longicornis Carabid 4c - Patrobus stygicus Pterostichus? - Patrobus longicornis Gazelle Beetle - Nebria sp - Patrobus longicornis Patrobus longicornis - male Patrobus longicornis Patrobus longicornis Ground beetle - Patrobus longicornis
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 Patrobinae
Tribe Patrobini
Subtribe Patrobina
Genus Patrobus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Neopatrobus Darlington, 1938
Explanation of Names
Patrobus Dejean 1821
7 spp. in our area, 16 spp. total(1)
holarctic genus; 4 spp. are also holarctic(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.