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Species Metacolpodes buchanani

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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 Harpalinae
Supertribe Harpalitae
Tribe Platynini
Genus Metacolpodes
Species buchanani (Metacolpodes buchanani)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Colpodes buchanani
=buchannani (original spelling now rejected under the "prevailing usage" rule)
Identification
Range
native to e. Asia, accidentally introduced to the Pacific Northwest(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.