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subgenus Dicaelus

Dicaelus - Dicaelus purpuratus Purple and Black Carabid - Dicaelus purpuratus Dicaelus purpuratus fast moving beetle - Dicaelus purpuratus Beetle on glade - Dicaelus purpuratus Beetle on glade - Dicaelus purpuratus Dicaelus purpuratus Dicaelus pupuratus - Dicaelus purpuratus - female
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 Licinini
Subtribe Dicaelina
Genus Dicaelus (Notched-mouth Ground Beetles)
No Taxon subgenus Dicaelus
Numbers
6 spp., all in our area(1)
Range
ON to FL-AZ & Mexico(1)
Habitat
forests in the east, grasslands in the west(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalogue of Geadephaga (Coleoptera, Adephaga) of America, north of Mexico
Bousquet Y. 2012. ZooKeys 245: 1–1722.
2.American Beetles, Volume II: Polyphaga: Scarabaeoidea through Curculionoidea
Arnett, R.H., Jr., M. C. Thomas, P. E. Skelley and J. H. Frank. (eds.). 2002. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.