Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Elaphropus

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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 Trechinae
Tribe Bembidiini
Subtribe Tachyina
Genus Elaphropus
Explanation of Names
Elaphropus Motschulsky 1839
Numbers
~30 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area (all but one adventive sp. are in the subg. Barytachys), ~350 spp. in ~10 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)
Range
worldwide; throughout the US and so. Canada(1)