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Subfamily Broscinae

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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 Broscinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated as a tribe of Trechinae in(1)
4 spp. in 4 genera in our area (all in the tribe Broscini); >260 spp. in 31 genera worldwide(1)
temperate areas worldwide; in our area, western (south to n. CA & WY) and boreal(1)
Works Cited
1.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.