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Genus Amerizus

Ground beetle - Amerizus wingatei Bembidion oblongulum - Amerizus oblongulum Bembidion (Amerizus) wingatei Bland, 1864 - Amerizus wingatei Bembidion (Amerizus) wingatei Bland, 1864 - Amerizus wingatei Bembidion (Amerizus) wingatei Bland, 1864 - Amerizus wingatei Amerizus wingatei - female Bembidion wingatei - Amerizus wingatei Amerizus wingatei
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 Bembidiina
Genus Amerizus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
often treated as a subgenus of Bembidion(1); B. utahense Van Dyke, treated as Amerizus in(1), is now placed in B. (Lymnaeum)
Explanation of Names
Amerizus Chaudoir 1868
Numbers
5 spp. in our area (all Amerizus s.str.), ~50 total(2)
Range
Holarctic, with one subg. (Amerizus s.str.) mostly in NA and one in montane Asia; in our area, A. wingatei is eastern, the remaining spp., western(2)
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.
2.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.