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Genus Stomis

Stomis termitiformis Stomis pumicatus Stomis pumicatus
Classification
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 Stomis
Explanation of Names
Stomis Clairville 1806
Numbers
2 subgenera (of which Neostomis Bousquet is monotypic), with 2 spp. (of which one adventive) in our area and ~40 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
holarctic; the monotypic subgenus Neostomis is precinctive to the Pacific Coast of NA, the nominate subgenus is Palaearctic (predominantly Asian), with one European species adventive in Atlantic Canada(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.